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Memorial Weekend results announced

June 1, 2013 in The Daily Republic

An estimated 4,000 people attended Memorial Weekend in Mitchell.
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In memory of

May 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Old Glory blows in the breeze in Dickinson at dozens of gravesites of deceased veterans of the U.S. military, remembered during Monday’s observance of Memorial Day. Continue Reading

Americans gather to honor fallen service members

May 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

ATLANTA Americans gathered at memorials, museums and monuments and the president laid a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery to honor fallen service members on Memorial Day, as combat in Afghanistan approaches 12 years and the ranks of World War II veterans dwindle. Continue Reading

A Memorial Day tribute

May 27, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Worthington service includes story of American POWWORTHINGTON Memorial Day, a day to honor our nation’s fallen heroes, has been observed on the last Monday in May every year since 1868. Continue Reading

Americans gather to honor fallen service members

May 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Americans gathered at cemeteries, memorials and monuments nationwide to honor fallen military service members on Memorial Day, at a time when combat in Afghanistan approaches 12 years and the ranks of World War II veterans dwindles.
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Bismarck bike clubs raising money for monument

May 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) Two Bismarck-based motorcycle clubs are teaming up to create a monument for veterans Continue Reading

Dickinson vet honors deceased vets

May 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Four grave markers in the Dickinson Cemetery serve as memorials to veterans who were killed in action during World War II, though their remains were never recovered. It’s their memory that counts to Vietnam veteran Brian Benesh, who has placed miniature American flags on their grave markers, as well as those of nearly 860 others for Memorial Day. Continue Reading

Flags ordered half-staff Monday morning

May 24, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard asks that flags be flown at half-staff on the morning of Memorial Day, Monday, in observance of fallen military service members.
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Holiday garbage collection schedule set

May 24, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Due to the observance of Memorial Day on Monday, garbage will be collected one day later than the normal city schedule next week in Mitchell.
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Daugaard urges safety during holiday travel

May 24, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE(AP) Gov. Dennis Daugaard is encouraging motorists to be cautious as they travel South Dakota highways over Memorial Day weekend.
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