Each Memorial Day, a program is hosted in Minnesota Square Park in St. Peter. The hour-long ceremony blends music, speeches, and traditions such as the placing of the wreathes to honor those who have sacrificed greatly.
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Monday, May 28, 2018, 10:30 a.m. Memorial Day Ceremony Location: Minnesota Square Park Hwy. 169 South, St. Peter All are invited to attend the Memorial Day ceremony in Minnesota Square Park. Music will be provided by the St. Peter High School Band and Govenaires.
The speaker will be Stephen Whitehead, the first junior vice commander for Disabled American Veterans. Whitehead is a native of Odin, Watonwan County, and is adjutant for state Disabled American Veterans. He serves with the Minnesota Army National Guard as a command sergeant major.
See the preview story in the St. Peter Herald.