La Crosse mayor thinks it's an unnecessary proposal
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When a movie called 'Fort McCoy' was being made in western Wisconsin, people in the tourism business were hoping it would be part of a wave of film production coming to the state.
But that was six years ago, and the wave didn't last long. Dave Clements of the La Crosse Convention and Visitor Bureau is disappointed that the Badger State hasn't been as aggressive as other states in trying to attract movie projects.
Clements says La Crosse still has a local film commission, available to help in case more movie companies want to shoot here. He's ready to promote 'Fort McCoy' if an announced summer release actually happens.
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Lieutenant Dan is coming back to La Crosse, and Huey Lewis is coming with him.
The lineup for this year's Freedom Fest at U-W-L's Memorial Field has been announced on the event's website. Actor Gary Sinise and his 'Lieutenant Dan Band' are returning to Freedom Fest for the first time since the very first benefit concert at the old stadium six years ago. Also headlining the show will be Huey Lewis and the News. The local band 'The Remainders' will open the show honoring veterans, scheduled for Saturday, June 14th.