The Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls will host a ceremony at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, honoring the Coast Guard with the unveiling of the 8x10 foot oil painting recently completed by Charles Kapsner. Erik Sogge, Cemetery Administrator will emcee the event. Those in attendance will be President of St. Cloud State University and Retired Coast Guard Captain Dr. Earl Potter, Little Falls Mayor Greg Zylka, Coast Guard Honor Guard Cutter Alder, local Veterans and Honor Guards from surrounding Legion and VFW posts and the artist himself.
The Minnesota Commanders' Task Force, the United Veterans Legislative Council, and the Minnesota Association of County Veterans Service Officers will be holding this year's Veterans Day on the Hill at the Cedar Street Armory on Wednesday, March 16, at 10 a.m.