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May 28, 2017
Korean War and Navy aviation veteran Leonard Isdahl places American flags on Saturday morning at the graves of military service members buried at Mamrelund Cemetery in rural Pennock. More than 2,000 flags have been placed in Kandiyohi County for Memorial Day observances.

(Photo courtesy Rand Middleton)
Placing the flags
May 28, 2017 - 10:08am
August 22, 2016
Dayton orders flags at half-staff for Minnesota native
August 22, 2016 - 3:24pm
November 13, 2015
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Video: Boys Scouts dispose of 300 retired flags on Veterans Day
November 13, 2015 - 9:28am
November 11, 2015
Members of Boy Scout Troop 227 burn tattered and faded American Flags Wednesday in a temporary burning ring at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar. The funeral home and Johnson Funeral Home in New London collected 300 worn-out flags and gave away 150 new flags. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Boy Scouts burn old flags
November 11, 2015 - 11:04pm
November 8, 2015
Del Bjerketvedt, past commander of VFW Post 1639 in Willmar, served with the 1st Marine Division in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968 as a hospital corpsman, is shown Friday at the Flags of Honor in Willmar. RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE
Groups invite public to assist in raising flags on Veterans Day
November 8, 2015 - 11:25pm
October 16, 2010
Governor orders flags at half-staff in honor of Pfc. Clark
October 16, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Governor orders flags at half-staff in remembrance of Ryane Clark
October 15, 2010 - 3:48pm
August 1, 2009
Kylee Hulscher, 14, from left, Jimmy Unger, 15, and Matt Glup, 15, repaint flag poles Friday at the Flags of Memorial site in Willmar. Unger, with the help of friends and relatives, has been sanding and re-painting the 100 flag poles at the site at part of a Troop 224 Eagle Scout project. Unger chose the project as a way to give back to veterans. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Giving a little bit back
August 1, 2009 - 12:00am
May 26, 2008
Pawlenty orders flags to half-staff for Memorial Day
May 26, 2008 - 12:00am