Friday, November 16, 2018
Joe Thomas of St. Could helps guide the eagle into place.

EAGLE HAS LANDED IN BP

The eagle has indeed landed at the site of the Blooming Prairie Veterans Memorial when a huge eagle  creation was placed atop a POW pedestal Wednesday afternoon.

Joe Thomas of St. Cloud helps guide the eagle to a landing. Some of the granite has been installed and more will be finished by Veterans Day on Sunday, Nov. 11. A walk-through will be held on Veterans Day from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

The eagle was donated by John Herrema and his wife Brad, both of Owatonna Granite and Monument. Volunteers on the BP Veterans Memorial Committee worked on fundraising the past four years and reached their $250,000 goal recently.

Official dedication of the memorial will be on Nov. 11, 2019.

See full story in this week’s print edition or subscribe online. Please subscribe here or current subscribers can login here.

Steele County Times & DCI

Steele County Times
507-583-4431
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
507-634-7503
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
507-634-2661
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

 

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Greer Citizen newsletter feed