Stevens Point parade honors lives lost in 9/11
By Taylor J. Hale
STEVENS POINT – Over 50 vehicles emblazoned with patriotic flags, banners, and decor took to Stevens Point streets to honor those who fell during the 9/11 attacks in 2001.
Cars, semis, and fire trucks drove down Main Street and other roadways in the city to remember the 2,997 lives taken on 9/11.
Karl Basinski, of Rosholt, organized the memorial parade to show support for police and fire departments while honoring the memory of those lost during the tragic event, wanting to gather people in a positive way.
Drivers assembled on Ellis Street in Stevens Point on Sept. 11, departing at 5:30 p.m. to share their message through city streets.