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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 23, 2019
Participants of this year's Brady's Border2Border Ruck March kicked off their trek across North Dakota earlier this week. Special to  Forum News Service
'Put down that gun and pick up the phone': Group walking across North Dakota to raise awareness of PTSD and honor fallen veteran
May 23, 2019 - 8:00am
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
June 4, 2018
U.S. Merchant Marine WWII veteran James "Jim" Dorrance, pictured here in front of the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C., had never been to the nation's capital before the Honor Flight tour there earlier this week. Submitted photo
'I cried most of the time': WWII vet Jim Dorrance takes the Honor Flight to Washington D.C.
June 4, 2018 - 12:33pm
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
May 25, 2018
Rep. Collin Peterson
Collin Peterson on observing Memorial Day
May 25, 2018 - 5:19pm
Flags will mark the avenues and veteran graves at Oak Grove Cemetery through Memorial Day. Emily Driscoll / Tribune
Oak Grove Cemetery in DL flying 1,950 flags
May 25, 2018 - 2:48pm
May 24, 2018
Andy Anderson and his wife, Bertha, at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. during an Honor Flight earlier this week. Submitted photo
'It was unbelievable': Honor Flight a memorable experience for local Korean War vet and family
May 24, 2018 - 11:16am
May 23, 2018
Over a million died protecting our freedom
May 23, 2018 - 7:25am
A turkey burger patty stuffed with peppers is stacked with lettuce, onion, tomato, pickles, chili cheddar cheese and is served on a toasted bun with special sauce. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
May 23, 2018 - 7:15am
June 12, 2017
A ride to remember: Ecumen residents take convertible ride to Oak Grove on Memorial Day
June 12, 2017 - 1:06pm
June 3, 2017
Holbrook Farms Retreat southwest of Detroit Lakes, Minn. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
A peaceful place for healing pain : At Detroit Lakes-area retreat, military widows forge lasting connections
June 3, 2017 - 9:00am
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
Detroit Lakes residents George and Sally Oja placed flowers at the gravesite of one of their relatives at Oak Grove Cemetery on Memorial Day weekend — their daughter took this unique photo, which shows the reflection of the cemetery's Avenue of Flags on the gravestone. (Submitted photo)
A reflective moment
May 31, 2017 - 10:23am
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