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American Legion Post 98 Honor Guard members, including Greg O'Brien (left) and Kevin Langevin, both of Cottage Grove, participate in a Memorial Day ceremony at St. Thomas Aquinas Church cemetery. Bulletin photo by Scott Wente

Honoring the fallen on Memorial Day

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South Washington County residents honored fallen military veterans at a number of local Memorial Day observances Monday.

The American Legion Post 98 Honor Guard participated in brief services at seven area cemeteries, Veterans Park in St. Paul Park and the Mississippi River. The names of veterans buried in the cemeteries were read aloud during the memorials.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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