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Memorial Day Events Planned in Iowa

The following is a list of Memorial Day events planned in Iowa on Monday, according to the Des Moines Register, as compiled using information provided by the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs: 80 more words


Iowa and Minnesota Memorial Day Services

MASON CITY, Iowa – Cemeteries in the area have been busy all week helping families prepare grave sites for Memorial Day.

Elmwood St. Joseph cemetery in Mason City saw a flurry of activity throughout the weekend as families came to lay flowers, plant flags and pay their respect to loved one who have died. 200 more words


Memorial Park dedicated just in time for Memorial Day

BRITT, Iowa – After nearly three years of hard work, a veteran’s memorial in Britt is finally complete, and just in time for Memorial Day. 223 more words


Congressman Loebsack Speaks at Sunday Memorial Day Observance

PELLA, Iowa — Members of the Pella Community gathered on Sunday to honor those who have served in the U.S. Military and passed on.

A list of names was read of those who had served this country from the Pella area and had passed on during the last 12 months. 331 more words


Four People Escape Serious Injury after Boat Goes Over Spillway

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Four people were able to escape serious injury after a boating incident occured on Saturday evening.

A fiberglass runabout boat was being operated by 41-year-old Kevin Mundt of Orion, Illinois when it went over the spillway at Lock and Dam 16 around 11 p.m. 132 more words


Nepal Tent at Celebrasian Dedicated to Raising Money for Earthquake Victims

DES MOINES, Iowa — It has been almost a month since a massive earthquake struck Nepal, killing more than 8,000 people.

The efforts to help the victims and their families overseas continue here in Des Moines. 129 more words