The first annual Veteran’s Appreciation Night was held on January 24,  in the Al Siegle Activity Center during half time at the varsity girl’s game at Pelican Rapids High School.  

All members of the armed forces where recognized for their service. 

 In addition, five members of the community received special recognition for their service.

Rudy Butenas Vietnam  1968-1970 Marines

Dan Jongeward Grenada 1978-1984 Army

Curt Markgraf Desert Storm  1987-1991 Navy

Jim Clemenson Vietnam 41 years       Army, Air Force

Robney Zentz Vietnam 1965-1985 Army

Please refer names of veterans in the community that need to be recognized to Coleen Guhl at 218-863-5910 Ext. 4057.