Lake City American Legion

Veterans groups collaborate to support community events, including Veteran’s Day

Nov 10, 2021
The two Lake City veterans organizations, VFW Post 8729 and American Legion Post 110, have worked together for many years supporting community events. On Nov. 4, they honored one of their own when the VFW Honor Guard and Legion Color Guard performed military honors for Rolland Brown, a former...

Veterans groups salute as Timm returns home

Sep 8, 2021
It happened quickly. Lights flashed. Sirens blared. Motorcycle engines roared. Traveling silently among the noisy escort was a white hearse. Inside were the remains of Lloyd Timm, a Kellogg native who was killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. He was just 19 years old. Afterward his...

Updated: Local honors planned as Pearl Harbor vet’s remains brought home

Sep 1, 2021
Lloyd Timm of Kellogg was only 19 years old when he was among the 429 crewmembers of the battleship U.S.S. Oklahoma killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Afterward his unidentified remains were buried in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii...

Halpaus given life membership in Lake City American Legion

Aug 25, 2021
Recently members of Louis McCahill, American Legion Post 110 presented Harvey Halpaus with a paid life membership to Post 110. Halpaus served in the Merchant Marines during World War II. He celebrated his 100th birthday Aug. 25. From left: Steven Brandt (Post 110), Harvey Halpaus, Dick Grobe (...

Post 110 turning 102

Aug 25, 2021
On Aug. 29, Lake City American Legion Post 110 will turn 102 years old. “The post charter was issued by the National American Legion on this date in 1919 and we have been recognized as a Century Post by the American Legion,” the Legion said in a news release. “We are extremely proud to have a...

Legion baseball snaps losing streak but misses playoffs

Jul 14, 2021
The Lake City Legion baseball team snapped their 4 game losing streak, and finished the season on a two game winning streak. On Monday, July 5, Lake City beat Alma 12-2 in 5 innings. Leading the way offensively was Johan Zorn who had 2 hits, 2 walks, 2 stolen bases, and 2 runs scored, Jon Harvey...

Flags of Valor was huge success

Jul 7, 2021
The Lake City American Legion and Legion Auxiliary wish to thank everyone who helped to make the Flags Of Valor display a huge success. To all who donated to sponsor flags, all who helped to assemble and then returned to take them down. To all who walked the way daily to make sure that they...

Sun sets behind Flags of Valor display

Jun 30, 2021
Photographer Steve Brown of Lake City captured this image of an orange sunset providing a backdrop for the American Legion Flags of Valor Display along the Riverwalk.

Legion presents Meinckes 
with membership awards

Jun 9, 2021
The Lake City American Legion presented membership awards to two Meinckes recently. Elaine Meincke received an award for 25 years of continuous membership. Dan Meincke accepted a 30-year continuous membership award on behalf of his brother, the late Jim Meincke. Pictured, from left, are Dick Grobe...

Legion honors long-time members Kenneth Mulder and Willard Fick

Jun 3, 2021
Lake City American Legion Post 110 recently presented certificates to two members in honor of their long memberships in the organization. Kenneth Mulder (center), who served in the Army National Guard during the Korean war, was honored for 50 years of continuous membership. Willard Fick (right),...

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