veterans’ day

Organizations host parade in honor of Veterans Day

The parade started between 4th and 5th streets and ended at the Fargo Civic Center.

FARGO, N.D.- COVID-19 did not stop the Fargo-Moorhead area from celebrating Veterans Day and thanking those who served. Veteran organizations in the metro take part in a parade in downtown Fargo that included masks and was limited to 25 percent capacity. The ceremony usually takes place at the Civic Center was cancelled. “It wouldn’t work out very well with the…

West Fargo VFW’s Veterans Day program honors military veterans

The program features patriotic songs, memorial salutes and flag-raising

WEST FARGO, N.D.- West Fargo’s VFW put on its annual Veteran’s Day program at the POW MIA Plaza on Sheyenne Street. It started by the VFW’s Color Guard and Boy Scouts Troop 232. After flag raising, the group came inside the VFW building for the ceremony. It included speakers, rifle volley salute by the VFW Honor Guard and the playing…

Students learn from virtual lecture with a veteran

Veteran describes importance of remembrance holiday

FARGO, N.D. — In honor of Veterans Day, a military member teaches students about the true meaning behind the holiday. Mr. Seeba’s fourth grade class at Washington Elementary received a virtual and in-depth look at the sacrifices military members make while serving our country. His nephew is an active duty military member for the U.S. Navy. He described the importance…

Socially-distanced Veterans Day celebrations planned

All events are limited to 25% capacity

FARGO, N.D. — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the metro, Veterans Day celebrations will look different this year. Although the annual ceremony at the Fargo Civic Center will not go on as usual, other activities will. Some of the festivities include a parade, get-together over stew, and small flag-raising ceremony. Commander of the United Patriotic Bodies Jason Hicks…

Veteran’s Day Events Planned For The Region

Monday is Veteran's Day

FARGO, N.D. — Monday is Veteran’s Day and there are a number of events planned to commemorate the day. A Veterans Day Ceremony with United Patriotic Bodies will be held at Fargo Civic Center at 11 a.m. Gov. Doug Burgum will pay tribute to military veterans at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck at 10 a.m. Gov. Tim Walz…

Elementary School kids surprise veterans with thank you cards

The cards were made yesterday as part of their lesson where they were taught about what it means to be a veteran

FARGO, N.D.-¬†First Graders at Longfellow Elementary School walked almost a mile to the Fargo VA Hospital to give Veterans a thank you card, an American flag, and personally thank them for serving. “We drew flags and then we would, we put in a note inside of it and then some of us draw pictures on the back too. We want…

Longfellow Elementary Students Honor Veterans with Handmade Cards

Longfellow Elementary has been delivering cards to veterans for nearly ten years.

FARGO, N.D.–First graders at Longfellow Elementary spent the day learning about veterans. The students discussed what it means to be a veteran and made Veterans Day cards. Tomorrow, the students will walk about one mile to the VA Hospital, and deliver the cards and miniature American flags to the veterans. “I think they enjoy learning all this interesting information. They…

Metro Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Veteran’s Day, Remembers All Who Have Served

Bells rang at 11:00 a.m. in churches across the country to repeat history from Nov. 11, 1918

FARGO, N.D. — On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the bells toll to mark 100 years since the end of World War I. “We are where we are today, free, because of what they did. And even though their war wasn’t the end of all wars like they declared, they paved the way for…

Longfellow Elementary Students Thank Veterans With Homemade Cards

The students are making their cards for the veterans at the Fargo VA Health Care System

FARGO– Three classes of first graders at Longfellow Elementary spent the morning learning about Veterans Day. “I think that when we start all of the children think that veterans are people that shoot guns and fight in wars,” Longfellow Elementary teacher Sally Hamilton said. “They don’t realize some of the social impact they can have.” After a brainstorming session with…