American Legion

Legion celebrates members’ county honor

Aug 29, 2018
Louis McCahill Post 110 acknowledged Post 110 member Paul Garry (seated) who received the Wabasha County Fair co-county citizen of the year award. Also recognized in sharing the County award was another Post 110 member Dorie Schmauss, who was not in attendance. Presenting the recognition are Post...

Legion celebrates accomplishments

Aug 29, 2018
American Legion District One Vice Commander Andru Peters (right) is presenting to the Louis McCahill Post 110 awards the post received at the 100th Anniversary Minnesota Department Convention in Rochester. Receiving on behalf of Post 110 for the 2017-2018 membership award is post membership officer...

Lake City becomes a ‘Purple Heart Community’

Aug 22, 2018
Representatives from local, regional, and state veterans groups were on hand Aug. 16 to watch the Lake City City Council unanimously approve a motion to make the city a “Purple Heart Community.” The designation honors members of the U.S. armed forces who received the Purple Heart for being wounded...

Legion presents school safety awards

May 31, 2018
Lake City American Legion Louis McCahill Post 110 and Legion Auxiliary Unit 110 recognized and awarded a certificate of appreciation to the Bluff View students involved in the school safety and bus patrol program at a presentation program at Bluff View Elementary School on Wednesday, May 23. Going...

Memorial Day is about selflessness

May 31, 2018
Scenes from area memorial day observances.

Wabasha County to become 'Purple Heart' county

Apr 11, 2018
Wabasha County will become a “Purple Heart County” Tuesday, April 17, at 9 a.m. in the County Board committee meeting room in Wabasha. A bill before the state legislature permits cities and counties to do the following: 1. Designate itself as a Purple Heart county or city; 2. Reserve parking space...

Legion honors bestowed

Mar 28, 2018
District One American Legion Commander Les Shaunce was on hand for the presentation of several awards Monday, March 19, at the Lake City American Legion meeting. -Photos by Bob Parrott

Legion recognized for growth

Feb 14, 2018
Lake Crystal Post 294 hosted the American Legion National Commander, Denise Rohan with an event and approximately 100 Legionnaires in attendance. Legionnaires attending this tour from Wabasha County Council included from Lake City Post 110 Dan Smith, Commander, and Andru Peters, Adjutant, and from...

American Legion Post 110 honors members

Oct 25, 2017
At the Legion Post 110 October meeting, past post commander Emery Fick received the National Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation Commission “Citation for Meritorious Service” for Louis McCahill Post 110.  The award was made at the 99th annual American Legion National convention held in Reno, Nev. ...

Appel takes Honor Flight

Oct 11, 2017
“I’m not completely blind, but I’m mostly blind,” said Francis Appel as he explained why he resisted applying for for an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., despite the urging of family. If he can’t see the memorials, the 88-year-old former Marine and Korean War veteran remembers thinking, what’s...

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