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May 31, 2017
Park Rapids American Legion First Vice Commander Mike Smith holds a flag prior to a flag-folding demonstration at All Veterans Memorial Park.
Memorial Day Service
May 31, 2017 - 9:46am
May 29, 2017
Holbrook Farms Retreat southwest of Detroit Lakes, Minn., hosts retreats for survivors of military deaths. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
A peaceful place for healing pain: At MN lakes country retreat, military widows forge lasting connections
May 29, 2017 - 3:41pm
May 27, 2017
Jeff Zeller kneels next to a flag-draped coffin at his yard display in Park Rapids he set up as a Memorial Day tribute. (Kevin Cederstrom/Enterprise)
Veteran creates yard display as Memorial Day tribute
May 27, 2017 - 9:00am
Guest Editorial: Honoring our fallen heroes, by caring for those heroes still with us
May 27, 2017 - 8:53am
May 24, 2017
Chaplain Fred Brown is the featured speaker at this year's Park Rapids Memorial Day Service held at the high school auditiorium Monday, May 29. (Submitted photo)
Chaplain Brown is featured speaker at Memorial Day program
May 24, 2017 - 1:09pm
June 1, 2016
Members of the Park Rapids American Legion demonstrate the proper way to fold the flag during the ceremony at the All Veterans Memorial.
Veterans remembered, honored on Memorial Day in Park Rapids
June 1, 2016 - 2:13pm
May 25, 2016
MnDOT urges travelers to use caution in work zones over Memorial Day weekend
May 25, 2016 - 3:50pm
Osage veteran scheduled as Memorial Day program speaker
May 25, 2016 - 3:04pm
May 27, 2015
John Lombard and Dave Traxler, right, demonstrate the proper way to fold the American flag during the Memorial Day program held at the Park Rapids Area High School auditorium. The flag folding ceremony is a way to honor the flag on special days, like Memorial Day or Veterans Day.
Park Rapids Memorial Day program fills auditorium
May 27, 2015 - 12:30pm
May 23, 2015
Park Rapids WWII veteran shares his story of wounded in action
May 23, 2015 - 8:34am
May 28, 2014
Marv Vredenburg, Faith Kern, Greg Remus and Fred Brown salute the American flag at the annual Park Rapids Memorial Day service.
Honoring those who serve
May 28, 2014 - 12:17pm
May 21, 2014
Memorial Day service May 26
May 21, 2014 - 10:27am
Memorial Day Roundup
May 21, 2014 - 8:57am
May 28, 2013
The Anderson-Black American Legion Post 462 leads a procession of active soldiers and veterans at Lakeport Cemetery Monday to begin the second of three Memorial Day services in the Laporte area. Music, stories and prayer filled the holiday morning as many community members shared their military stories and experiences with one another. — Trent Opstedahl | Bemidji Pioneer
Protecting our freedom: Laporte gathers to honor fallen soldiers, veterans
May 28, 2013 - 7:34am
May 30, 2012
Park Rapids American Legion auxiliary member Katy Hochstatter tosses a poppy wreath  from the Red Bridge into Fish Hook River to remember fallen soldiers on Memorial Day. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Soldiers honored on Memorial Day
May 30, 2012 - 1:00pm