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'Honor their memory'


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IRONWOOD - Ironwood honored those who died serving their country with its annual Memorial Day observance Monday.

The day started with a parade that went from the Memorial Building to the Veterans Monument at the Post Office, where wreaths were placed, to Riverside Cemetery, where a ceremony was held.

Six percent of the total population has served in the military; that number rises to 10% for Gogebic and Iron counties, Lt. Col. David Manki, U.S. Army (retired) the ceremony's speaker, said.

"In World War II, 2,100 people from the city of Ironwood, Ironwood...