Commentary: Memorial Day to me is all about remembrance
Memorial Day has always been a significant holiday in my family and the communities where I grew up. However, Memorial Day was not a day for the lake, fishing or other activities. Many instead attend a Memorial Day ceremony at one of the area cemeteries.
The communities of Leader and Poplar where I grew up are no different from most in northern Minnesota. The citizens are common folk, who are hard-working, self-sustaining, independent and freedom-loving individuals.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can help you.