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Hundreds Attend Shakopee Memorial Day Ceremony

The event at Veterans Memorial Park in Shakopee, included music, awards to students and a minute of silence.

The weather cleared this morning, providing for a lovely Memorial Day ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park in Shakopee Monday morning.

The event included music by the band, awards to students and a minute of silence in memory of those in the military who have fallen on duty.

A memorial wreath was placed at the Veterans Memorial Park monument, a salute to those who have died was given by Marty Novotny, Sgt. of the National Guard and the Shakopee American Legion #2. The American flag was raised by Boy Scout Troops #218 and #619.

For more about other ceremonies taking place and what is open and closed on Memorial Day .

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Shakopee Mom May 29, 2012 at 02:28 PM
There is a time and place for everything and a Memorial Day Ceremony is not the time to hand out awards to students.
Lisa Baumann May 29, 2012 at 03:04 PM
Interesting thought Shakopee Mom. Can anyone tell us a little more about these awards?

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