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Park Rapids American Legion Honor Guard members participate in the Century Middle School Veterans Day program Thursday afternoon. From left are Commander Mike Swanson, John Lombard, Bob Safratowich and Dave "Lefty" Anderson. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Veterans honored this week

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The Park Rapids American Legion Post 212 has been a staple in the area for 93 years and continues to serve the community.

Commander Mike Swanson said the Legion provides a lot for veterans and the community.


Some of the groups that come out of the legion include the Honor Guard, Auxiliary Honor Guard and Sons of the American Legion Honor Guard.

"We provide military honors at funerals throughout the county," Swanson said.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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