Local Memorial Day Ceremonies
A Memorial Day program will be held at 10 a.m. this morning in the Pequot Lakes High School auditorium, sponsored by the Pequot Lakes American Legion Post 49 and Jenkins VFW 3839. National Guard Maj. Chip Rankin, Pequot Lakes High School Principal, will be the speaker.
A ceremony to honor a special class of heroes will be held at the Nisswa American Legion at noon today.
It is billed as a day for reflection in honor of all the soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsman who made the ultimate sacrifice throughout the United States history. Guest speakers include Congressman Chip Cravaack, State Rep. John Ward and Col. Blake St. Sauver, commander of Camp Ripley.
The Pinewood Cemetery in Crosslake will be the site of a Crosslake/Fifty Lakes American Legion Post 500 Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m.
Services will be held at the Pine Ridge Cemetery in Emily at 9 AM.