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American Legion Memorial Day event in Grand Forks canceled due to weather

May 27—GRAND FORKS — The annual Memorial Day ceremony sponsored by the Grand Forks American Legion has been canceled due to weather.

The event was scheduled to start at 9:30 AM on Monday, May 27.

“While we are deeply saddened that we cannot gather in person to honor our veterans as planned, we encourage everyone to take a moment today to remember and reflect on the sacrifices our brave servicemen and women have made brought. Their dedication and courage are forever in our hearts,” said a statement on the Legion’s Facebook page.

Rain fell overnight in the Greater Grand Forks region, with about 16/100ths of an inch falling in some parts of Grand Forks.

Guest speakers at the Legion ceremony included U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., and Col. Timothy Monroe, commander of Grand Forks Air Force Base.

Meanwhile, the DAV-VFW Memorial Day event, scheduled in Grand Forks, will take place at 11 a.m. The ceremony will be at 11 a.m. at the Norman Funeral Home, near the intersection of 32nd Avenue and South Washington.

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