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Veterans Day Observances

VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCES - Grand Forks: A Veterans Day ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Friday in front of the Grand Forks County Courthouse, 124 S. Fourth St., Grand Forks. In case of inclement weather, it will be moved across the street to the fo...

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VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCES

- Grand Forks: A Veterans Day ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Friday in front of the Grand Forks County Courthouse, 124 S. Fourth St., Grand Forks. In case of inclement weather, it will be moved across the street to the foyer of the Grand Forks County Office Building. The ceremony, open to the public, will be led by members of the American Legion, Tremann-Webb-Phelps Post No. 6; Disabled American Veterans, Andy Nomland Chapter No. 2; Veterans of Foreign Wars, Raymond W. Quesnell Post No. 1874; and their auxiliaries. It will feature main speaker Maj. Andrew Nathan, Grand Forks, and music, the presentation of the colors and a rifle salute. A lunch will follow on the sixth floor of the County Office Building.

- Larimore, N.D.: "A Tribute to the Vietnam Vet: Welcome Home" in Larimore will begin with a program at 6 p.m. Friday in the Larimore High School gym, followed by a dinner and family dance at the American Legion Club. Veterans Day events will honor all veterans but this year will focus on Vietnam vets. A Vietnam Vet Hospitality Room will open at 5 p.m. Friday, serving coffee and cookies. All veterans will be escorted to reserved seats in the gym for the program. Vets can reserve a seat by calling (218) 779-4036 or emailing jmyahna@hotmail.com .

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If your group or organization is planning a Veterans Day observance, please send the information to the Herald at gfhcity@gfherald.com ; mail it to: Veterans Day notices, Grand Forks Herald, Box 6008, Grand Forks N.D. 58206; or drop off the information in the newsroom drop box in the Herald lobby.

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