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Maj. Gen. Rick Nash, Minnesota National Guard Adjutant General, speaks Friday during the Yellow Ribbon recognition program at Evangelical Free Church in Willmar. The program honored Renville County, Lac qui Parle County, Appleton, Sauk Centre and the Morris area for their extra efforts to support military service members and their families.

Welcoming more communities into the yellow ribbon network


WILLMAR — Five new west central communities were added to the Yellow Ribbon network during a formal ceremony Friday afternoon in Willmar, building on the state’s commitment to support its military members and their families.

“You have achieved the highest standards,” said Major General Richard Nash, from the Minnesota National Guard. “Thank you for your passion in supporting the family members of our military service members.”

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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