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Caleb Erickson Memorial
Caleb Erickson Memorial
The Caleb Erickson Memorial returns for its third year this Saturday, August 27, in Waseca. Erickson was a native of Waseca and a U.S. Marine killed in Afghanistan in 2014. The day begins with a fun run/walk at 8AM at Clear Lake Park, which is on the southwest corner of Clear Lake...
Flag Day Ceremony
Flag Day Ceremony
The Owatonna Elks held their annual Flag Day Ceremony on Tuesday, June 14. The night began with Owatonna's VFW Post 3723 Color Guard presenting the Colors. The Knights of Columbus Chorus sang "Star-Spangled Banner," "America the Beautiful" and "God Bless the USA" throughout the ceremony...
Memorial Day programs
Memorial Day programs
Area towns are remembering our fallen veterans. In Owatonna, at 9:30AM Monday, May 30, the American Legion and VFW parade begins on School Street, going south on Elm Avenue to the Four Seasons Center on the Steele County Fairgrounds by 10:30AM for the Memorial Day program...
WASP Bill Signed
WASP Bill Signed
I am hoping Liz Strofus is smiling in heaven. After it was passed by Congress, President Barack Obama signed on Friday the bill that allows for the ashes of female pilots who served in the air forces in World War II to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery...
Poppies support veterans
Poppies support veterans
This Saturday, May 21, in Armed Forces Day, a day to honor Americans serving in the five U.S. military branches. Over the course of the next couple of days you'll see members of the American Legion Auxiliary handing out bright red crepe paper poppies around town to honor those who have served or are currently serving in the military and the sacrifices they've made to ensure our freedom... Read Mor

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