Millville American Legion

Remembrance on land and over the airwaves

May 28, 2020
Memorial Day observances took place around the area Monday, May 25, with differing impacts from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Lake City’s large Memorial Day event featuring music and speeches that has for the last several years taken place in the Lincoln High School auditorium was postponed until...

Memorial Day observances on the radio, in-person, and on TV

May 21, 2020
Memorial Day is Monday, May 25, and even during a pandemic there many local opportunities to mark to occasion. Traditional Memorial Day observances in Lake City, Red Wing, Wabasha and Kellogg have been cancelled due to the Covid-19 stay at home orders. Q-Media, owners of radio stations in Red...

Millville Legion announces Memorial Day schedule

May 13, 2020
Millville Legion Post 579 has decided to conduct its Memorial Day services in Millville as planned on the May 25 holiday while advising anyone who takes part to do so safely. People who attend are asked to follow rules for the social distancing order set forth by the governor. Millville Legion...

Memorial Day observances set for May 27

May 23, 2019
Schedules are set for Memorial Day observances in Lake City, Zumbro Falls, Millville and the surrounding communities on Monday, May 27. In Lake City, a program will begin at 10 a.m. in the Lincoln High School Auditorium. Retired U.S. Air Force Col. B. Wayne Quist, will be the keynote speaker....

Legion honors 50-, 70-year members

Aug 15, 2018
While attending a lunch recently at the Breakfast Barn Cafe in Millville, Millville American Legion Commander Don Sexton and Membership Director Dick Grobepresented Dallas Adams with his 70 year membership certificate and Leonard Van Houten with his 50 year membership certificate as members of...

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...

Scenes from Memorial Day in Hammond, Millville

Jun 2, 2016
Veterans groups from Zumbro Falls and Millville conducted Memorial Day observances in cemeteries and public places in and around those cities, as well as the City of Hammond, on Memorial Day

Millville American Legion Memorial Day Events

May 27, 2016
The Millville American Legion will conduct Memorial Day ceremonies at five cemeteries and at the Millville bridge. A brief program will be held at 9 a.m. at the Millville Cemetery featuring the Plainview-Elgin-Millville High School Band. Other stops include ceremonies at 7:45 a.m. at St. Patrick’s...

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