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Ironwood remembers fallen heroes

 

May 28, 2019

Bryan Hellios/Daily Globe

SPECTATORS receive a double dose of mud at Hurley's mud pit during the 34th annual Memorial Day Weekend ATV/UTV rally Sunday.

By BRYAN HELLIOS

bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - Music filled the Ironwood Memorial Building as members representing the United States armed forces prepared for Ironwood's Memorial Day ceremony on Monday.

A chorus sang "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" and "Blades of Grass and Pure White Stone" under the direction of Annette Burchell to help set the atmosphere before the placing of American Flags.

Lt. Col. Gary Harrington of the U.S. Air Force and master of ceremonies said the tradition of observing Memorial Day in Ironwood is more then 100 years old.

Speaking at Riverside Cemetery...



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