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Your Guide to Memorial Day Celebrations Around the State

I think a lot of people forget what Memorial Day is really all about.  With our busy lives a lot of us see this as a day off, a day to sleep in, a day to BBQ and drink or a day to get some things done but, in the back of our minds we know today has a greater meaning. If that's the case, just stop for one moment today to think about the freedoms we have today and how we got them and who made that happen.  

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Spectators gaze at the new VFW Memorial Monument. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
Spectators gaze at the new VFW Memorial Monument. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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St. Cloud VFW To Hold Special Memorial Monument Dedication

A special memorial service will be held at the St. Cloud VFW Post 428 tomorrow (Monday) to remember the many who have served. The VFW will officially dedicate their monument, located in front of the building, to honor our military.

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Memorial Day Ceremonies Planned Around St. Cloud Area

There are plenty of events and ceremonies in honor of Memorial Day this weekend. The National Moment of Remembrance will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday. All Americans are encouraged to take a moment of silence in honor of the men and women who have died in service to the United States.

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9 Hilarious Barbecue Fails for Memorial Day

As Memorial Day opens the gate to summer, we all begin to plan our outdoor activities. Most of us will find a reason to get outside for the long weekend and enjoy food, friends, family and some delicious beverages. And really, it wouldn’t be a summer holiday without some grilling.

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What’s the Meaning Behind Leaving Coins on Military Headstones?

Have you ever wondered about the coins that seem to be placed on top of military headstones at cemeteries? You might be surprised to find out their meaning.

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Memorial Day Recipes — Here’s How to Rule the Grill This Weekend [VIDEOS]

Memorial Day Weekend means it''s time to dust off the grill and prepare some delicious burgers, steaks and ribs. Here are a few recipes to get you started.

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