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Arthur Fredick, of Willmar, left, and Elmond Ekblad, right, sit Wednesday among fellow World War II veterans gathered at the Willmar Armory for a ceremony recognizing their service to their country. More than 150 veterans who currently reside in Kandiyohi County were honored with a certificate of appreciation during the event. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Kandiyohi County, Minn., honors more than 150 World War II vets on anniversary of D-Day

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WILLMAR -- More than one hundred people attended a ceremony to honor World War II veterans on Wednesday, the 68th anniversary of the D-Day landing at Normandy, France, by Allied Forces.


The event at the Willmar Armory honored more than 150 World War II veterans of Kandiyohi County with certificates of appreciation.

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