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May 28, 2019
Vietnam veteran David Coalwell, who also serves as commander of the Lake Region Veterans Color Guard, was the featured speaker at Monday's Memorial Day festivities in Detroit Lakes. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
The history of the 13 folds: Memorial Day speaker gives crowd a little lesson in flag etiquette
May 28, 2019 - 7:50am
May 25, 2019
The Lake Region Veterans Color Guard proudly flies the Stars and Stripes at the start of Detroit Lakes' Memorial Day Parade. (Tribune file photo)
A time for remembrance: Veterans feel pride, humility as Memorial Day approaches
May 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
May 18, 2019
With flags billowing in the breeze, the Lake Region Veterans Color Guard led off last year's Memorial Day Parade in downtown Detroit Lakes. The parade was followed by a program at the Pavilion, which was filled almost to capacity. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
All gave some, some gave all: Memorial Day is about more than picnics and parades
May 18, 2019 - 8:00am
August 16, 2018
Detroit Lakes Middle School science teacher Marc Henderson lost his two-year battle with cancer on Aug. 1. A legacy scholarship has been established in his memory as part of the Detroit Lakes Dollars for Scholars program. (Submitted photo)play button
A lasting legacy: As family and friends say goodbye, a scholarship fund is set up to honor beloved DL teacher
August 16, 2018 - 9:00pm
May 29, 2018
With flags billowing in the breeze, the Lake Region Veterans Color Guard led off Monday morning's Memorial Day Parade in downtown Detroit Lakes. The parade was followed by a program at the Pavilion, which was filled almost to capacity. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
'Peace is expensive': WW II vet delivers poignant Memorial Day address
May 29, 2018 - 5:26am
June 12, 2017
A ride to remember: Ecumen residents take convertible ride to Oak Grove on Memorial Day
June 12, 2017 - 1:06pm
June 7, 2017
Hundreds of balloons were launched from the Detroit Lakes City Beach Tuesday afternoon, many of them containing messages for Chloe Conn, the 14-year-old Detroit Lakes girl who was killed in a hiking accident last week in Lake Tahoe. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
To Chloe, with love: 500 balloons launched from DL city beach in memory of Chloe Conn
June 7, 2017 - 11:34am
May 31, 2017
Visitors flocked to Detroit Lakes' Oak Grove Cemetery Monday afternoon, by car and on foot, taking advantage of a brief break in the rainy weather to view the inspiring sight of more than 650 American flags floating in the breeze. (Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
'To honor those who served and died for our freedoms': Despite rain, crowds gather in Detroit Lakes for Memorial Day festivities
May 31, 2017 - 12:53pm
May 24, 2017
The flags that fly in Oak Grove Cemetery over the Memorial Day weekend represent a total of 895 local veterans, some of whom made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
 (Tribune file photo)
A patriotic tribute: Oak Grove's Avenue of Flags honoring local veterans every Memorial Day weekend since 1990
May 24, 2017 - 10:25am