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A Boy Scout enthusiastically waved his American flag during the Memorial Day parade in Alexandria Monday. (Annie Harman/Echo Press)

Salute: Residents out in full force to pay tribute on Memorial Day

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Sunny skies and warm temps brought many people out to pay tribute to military personnel.

An abundance of American flags, patriotic songs and guest speakers were part of numerous festivities held in communities throughout Douglas County, including Alexandria, Osakis, Brandon, Evansville, Millerville and Parkers Prairie.

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Those in attendance showed strong support to the area’s veterans through vigorous applause and flag waving.

The parades and services are held annually in honor of Memorial Day.

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