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May 29, 2017
Captain Jeremy Pedersen of Alexandria, a chaplain with the Minnesota National Guard, gave the Memorial Day address at the service at Kinkead Cemetery. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)play button
Remembering those with us in spirit w/ videos
May 29, 2017 - 2:12pm
May 27, 2017
Still duty bound: Inspiration Peak Legion conducts military honors
May 27, 2017 - 11:17am
Private First Class Arthur Hesse
Remembering the uncle he never met
May 27, 2017 - 11:10am
Memorial Day events
May 27, 2017 - 11:00am
May 24, 2017
Letter: Memorial Day meaning can get lost
May 24, 2017 - 6:04pm
June 1, 2016
LETTER: Observing Memorial Day
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
The Memorial Day parade began at Ninth Avenue and Broadway in Alexandria and traveled to Kinkead Cemetery where a program was held. Along the way, the parade leaders stopped and sent patriotic wreaths into the water at Lake Agnes in memory of veterans who lost their lives fighting for freedom.  (Photo by Beth Leipholtz, Echo Press)
Sacrifices
June 1, 2016 - 12:00am
May 28, 2016
MnDOT urges travelers to use caution in work zones over Memorial Day weekend
May 28, 2016 - 7:00am
May 27, 2016
World War II veteran Harry Arvidson talks to Japanese reporters about a box he brought back from Japan after the war. He was interviewed in November 2015 about his experience aboard the Japanese mega-submarine I-400.  (Contributed photos)
Aboard the I-400 super sub
May 27, 2016 - 8:14am
May 13, 2016
Ecumen Bethany Community honors those that serve
May 13, 2016 - 12:00am
May 22, 2015
Holiday Forecast
May 22, 2015 - 6:42pm
May 26, 2014
Osakis honored service members who died for their country with a Memorial Day parade and march. (Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff)
Honoring the price of freedom
May 26, 2014 - 1:00pm
Memorial Day services to salute soldiers
May 26, 2014 - 8:06am
May 29, 2013
Following the parade, the tribute continued with a ceremony at Kinkead Cemetery, which included an address by Captain Frederick Eckersen of the U.S. Marine Corps. He also served as grand marshal of the parade.play button
VIDEO: Out and About: Remembering freedom's price
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 27, 2013
Today's Memorial Day services, parades salute fallen soldiers
May 27, 2013 - 6:00am