flag day

The largest flag retirment ceremony in Minnesota will take place on Flag day at Veteran’s Park in Ramsey. The event, which is free and open to the public, will include speeches by a retired Black Hawk Pilot and a Hmong soldier who worked for the CIA during the Vietnam War. The program starts at 1 […]

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Bring the family and your old flags to Minnesota’s largest flag retirement service, all done with the American Legion rules for disposal with dignity. While you’re at it, see the Iraq monument, thousands of flowers and wildlife, like loons and Eagles, at Veteran’s Lake just outside of Elk River on County Road 12. The Flag […]

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by Howard Lestrud ECM Online Managing Editor There are many important dates when we proudly fly the American flag. Of course, it can be flown 365 days a year and 24-7 if the proper guidelines are followed. The splendor of the red, white and blue was very evident as we recently observed Memorial Day. A […]

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