Oktoberfest draws all kinds of people from far and
wide to La Crosse.
That includes people from one of our sister cities.
City officials are hosting a delegation from Epinal,
France this weekend .
to show them what Oktoberfest is all about.
It's part of a celebration of the 30-year relationship
between La Crosse and Epinal.
The trip included a trip to Trane this morning.
The company also has a location in Epinal .
and played a big role in creating the sister city
Great people, we exchange
knowledge, we exchange friendships,
and it's ironic how similar we all are.
The officials from Epinal got into town yesterday
and will stay until Monday morning.
Representatives from La Crosse .
including the mayor .
visited France earlier this year.