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Memorial Day

March 11, 2019
Council denies request from Lake Andrew developer
March 11, 2019 - 9:51pm
May 29, 2018
Chaplain Linda Norlien, a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army and a Douglas County native, delivered the invocation and the Memorial Day address Monday in Brandon. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Remembering those who died defending
May 29, 2018 - 12:09pm
May 28, 2018
Russ Oorlog, a Vietnam veteran and member of Vietnam Veterans of America, smiles at the crowd during the Memorial Day parade in Alexandria Monday morning. Oolog, who served in the infantry in Vietnam, was the grand marshal. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)   play button
Honoring those who sacrificed for their country
May 28, 2018 - 12:44pm
May 25, 2018
Flags cover the hillside next to the chapel at Bethany on the Lake in Alexandria to honor those who have served or who currently are serving in the military. The flags, which will be displayed through May 31, are also illuminated at night by solar powered lights. A “Veteran’s Hill” closing ceremony will be held in the Bethany Chapel on Friday, June 1 at 11 a.m. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Veteran’s Hill honors those who have served
May 25, 2018 - 10:08am
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)
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