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May 25, 2013

Observances planned for Memorial Day 2013

The following is a list of Memorial Day observances throughout the area:

Mankato/North Mankato

All posts, auxiliaries and veterans groups are scheduled:

• 8 a.m.— Korean Memorial; 12:10 p.m. — Vietnam Memorial; 1 p.m. — World War II Memorial, Wheeler Park in North Mankato.

American Legion Post 11, Sons of American Legion, Legion Auxiliary, Voiture 281 40&8, Boy Scout Troop 4 will conduct the following services:

• 9 a.m. — Pioneer Cemetery; 9:30 a.m. — Calvary Cemetery; 9:45 a.m. — Oaklawn Nursing Home; 10:15 a.m. — Highland Park Veterans Memorial; 11 a.m. — Woodland Hills Cemetery; 11:45 a.m. — Laurels Edge.

Walter Strand VFW Post 950 and Auxiliary:

• 9 a.m. — Mount Olivet Cemetery; 9:30 a.m. — Glenwood Cemetery; 10 a.m. — Decoria Cemetery; 11 a.m. — Minneopa Cemetery.

American Legion Post 518, Sons of American Legion, and Auxiliary:

• 9 a.m. — Rapidan Memorial Park; 10 a.m. — Kerns Cemetery, Belgrade Township; 1:45 p.m. — Oak Terrace Assisted Living; 2:30 p.m. — Monarch Meadows Assisted Living; 3 p.m. — Swedish Cemetery, Belgrade Township.

• Morson-Ario VFW Post 9713, Lyle C. Pearson Sr. DAV Chapter 10, Marine Corps League, National Guard and auxiliaries:

• 9 a.m. — Pilgrims Rest Cemetery; 10 a.m. — Kasota Cemetery; 11 a.m. — Pathstone Living Center; 11:35 am. — WWI Memorial, Sibley Park.

Vietnam Veterans of Southern Minnesota and the Korean War Veterans associations will participate in ceremonies.

• A continental breakfast will be served 6:30-7:30 a.m. at American Legion Post 11 to participants in ceremonies. VFW Post 950 is the host.

Amboy

• 9 a.m. — program at Maple River School.

Blue Earth

• 10:30 a.m. — program at Riverside Cemetery; at high school if raining.

Cleveland

• 10 a.m. — Savidge Lake Cemetery. Bus ride to program leaves 9:30 a.m. from Cleveland Legion Hall.

Eagle Lake area

• 11 a.m. — Eagle Lake Cemetery; 11:30 a.m. — breakfast at American Legion Hall.

Elysian

• 9 a.m. — march to Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Garden City

• 11:15 a.m. Garden City Cemetery; rain location, Wellcome Community Room.

Gaylord

• 10 a.m. — city park.

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