It's time for our Daily Holiday this morning.
To celebrate American workers.
and the jobs they do to advance our nation's strength
The first labor day was celebrated in 18-82.
In the following 11- years.
more than half of all states were observing labor
day in some way.
It became a federal holiday in 18-94.
street map -- highlighted route: starts at Gillette
and Kane Streets.
It proceeds west down Gillette to Caledonia and then
heads south down Caledonia to St.
Cloud Street crossing Copeland Avenue and ending at
The annual Labor Day parade in La Crosse starts at
Gillette and Kane Streets at ten this morning.
The route goes to Caledonia street.
then to Saint Cloud street.
and it ends at Copeland Park.
The celebration doesn't stop there.
The western wisconsin A-F-L C-I-O is holding a family
friendly labor day event on the north end of Copeland
There will be lots of free games for kids.
and plenty of food.
And now it's time for a check on our weather forecast.