Memorial Day Services

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Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park will have free entrance and tours for military family and friends.

Flags will fly at half-staff today in honor of Memorial Day.

Governor Burgum directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff until noon.

The President also has requested that Americans fly their flags at half-staff at home.

The Governor will speak at a Memorial day ceremony at the Riverside Cemetery in Fargo, which begins at 10:30.

The North Dakota National Guard is hosting the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery at noon.

You are asked to arrive early and are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.

Senator John Hoeven, Senator Heidi Heitkamp and Lt. Governor Brent Sanford are scheduled to give remarks.

This year’s theme is “75 years of Honor – the 164th Infantry Regiment.”

The theme commemorates 75 years since this famed North Dakota National Guard unit made history in 1942 when they became the first U.S. Army unit to take offensive action in World War II supporting U.S. Marines.

In Minot, from 7 until 11 a.m. the annual Memorial Day pancake breakfast will take place at the American Legion Post #26 building.

Everyone is invited and they’re asking for a $5 donation at the door.

Also in Minot at 8 a.m., you can head to the 8th street bridge where rose petals and unserviceable American flag ashes will be strewn into the Mouse River in remembrance of soldiers, sailors and Marines who were lost at sea.

 There will also be a ceremony at 10:30 in the Rosehill Memorial Park Cemetery.

In Dunn Center there will be a a ceremony to dedicate the newly completed Veteran’s Monument in the courtyard at the Dunn County Historical Museum at 11 a.m. MT. 

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