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EV-W celebrates Veterans Day

Hundreds turned out for the 17th annual Veterans Day Program Monday evening, Nov. 12. Eden Valley Legion Commander Eric Reetz was the emcee of the program. The colors were posted by the Eden Valley Legion Post #381 and Auxiliary, Watkins Legion Post #453, Wat-Kim-Valley VFW Post #5460 and Auxiliary, POW-MIA Honor Guard, EV-W Boy Scout Troop and Cub Scout Pack 363. Rev. Richard Gross gave the invocation. The EV-W Senior Band performed, as did the Junior Band, under the direction of Kim Salo. Kathy Pauls led the 5th-6th-grade Choir, 7th-8th-grade Choir, and EV-W High School Concert Choir in performances as well. Captain Dan Price of the Minnesota Army National Guard was the invited speaker, and Superintendent Mark Messman gave closing remarks.