veterans day 2019

Letter: Unexpected handshake makes veteran's day

Nov 20, 2019
To the editor: Last Monday, Nov. 11, was Veterans Day. This is a day to remember those who served – and some who are still serving – their country in the various branches of the United States military forces. Many people like to attend the annual programs in the Lake City schools. The band plays,...

Tenneco honors veterans on staff

Nov 13, 2019
On Veterans Day Tenneco held a special event for their employees who served in the United States Armed Forces. State Rep. Steve Drazkowski and State Sen. Mike Goggin joined the group to honor those who have served. Managers served the employees a prime rib lunch from Huettl’s Meats and dessert...

Quist: For absorbing the shock of war, vets deserve our gratitude

Nov 13, 2019
Editor’s note: Wayne Quist delivered the following prepared remarks at the Bluffs of Lake City Veterans Day Program on Nov. 11.   Today is Veterans Day — Monday Nov. 11, 2019 — and this year is the centennial, the 100th anniversary, of the treaty that ended the First World War — and this year is...

Letter: St. John's veterans day event brings back country school memories

Nov 13, 2019
To the editor: We attended the Veterans Day Program in St. John’s Parochial School on Monday, November 11th. It was excellent! The children did so well in their singing! The room was decorated in red, white, and blue, and I noted big posters hanging on the wall that were colored and made by...

A day for all who served: Veterans honored around Lake City

Nov 13, 2019
Hundreds turned out, many more than once. Some came to honor, others to be honored at Veterans Day events in Lake City on Monday, Nov. 11. Two local schools held public programs with music and speakers. The Bluffs of Lake City also hosted a program (see related story). At Lincoln High School,...

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