Memorial Day events planned in Bemidji area
The following is a list of some Memorial Day activities planned in the area to honor veterans.
BEMIDJI - Memorial ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday in Greenwood Cemetery in Bemidji.
BECIDA - Community services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Fern Township Cemetery with a potluck to follow at Fern Town Hall. Attendees are encouraged to bring a dish to share.
CASS LAKE - The Cass Lake American Legion Honor Guard will hold ceremonies at 11 a.m. Monday at Frohn Eastside Cemetery.
ISLAND LAKE - Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Island Lake Cemetery, located on Highway 89 in Alaska Township. A memorial will be dedicated in memory of Robert and Norma Andree. Veterans' names will be read by Don Andree, with a taps performance to follow by Ken Roff. For more information, call Pastor Derek Claypool at 751-4506.
LAPORTE - Honor ceremonies will begin at 9 a.m. Monday at Evergreen Cemetery and St. Theodore Cemetery. An honor guard program will follow at Laporte School, with a short tribute at the public landing on Garfield Lake. Services will conclude at Laporte Cemetery. A free dinner for veterans and active service members will be offered after all services at Trinity Lutheran Church. The general public is welcome. For more information, contact Gerri Mead at 224-2499.
LEECH LAKE - A memorial pow wow will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Veteran's Memorial Pow Wow Grounds near the Palace Casino in Cass Lake. For more information, call Paula Morris at 766-2742.
NEBISH TOWNSHIP - Services will be held at Nebish Township Cemetery located on County Road 32. Wendell Affield will read veterans' names, with a taps performance by Ken Roff to follow. For more information, call Pastor Derek Claypool at 751-4506.