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9/11 observances planned Sunday


There will be a 9/11 10th anniversary memorial service at 1 p.m. Sunday at Brainerd Fire Station No. 1. Guests will include representatives from government, churches, police, fire and emergency personnel and Brainerd Legion and VFW Color Guards.

A call to prayer community gathering for a time of worship and prayer for our world, nation, state, county and Brainerd lakes area will be 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Gregory Park. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Call 829-0834 or for more information.


The “We Will Never Forget” 9/11 ceremony will start at Paulbeck’s County Market at 8:45 a.m. Sunday with a procession of emergency personnel going to Westside Church for a 30-minute program to begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by refreshments. This 10th anniversary event is sponsored by Aitkin Fire Department, Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office and Westside Church. The public is invited to line the route and to attend the patriotic programat Westside Church to be held instead of regular church services.

Breezy Point

A Sept. 11 remembrance will be 7 p.m. Sunday at Breezy Point Resort. There will be a small parade with fire trucks and the color guard. The route is from the Breezy Hotel to the Dockside deck. After the parade there will be a small ceremony on the Dockside deck.


Cass County will conduct a Sept. 11 observance on the courthouse lawn in Walker beginning at 9:15 a.m. Sunday with the Walker Spencer Ross American Legion Post 134 Honor Guard posting the colors.

At 9:17 a.m. Legion Auxiliary Chaplain Nancy Wagner will offer opening ceremony remarks and prayer.

At 9:18 a.m. Sheriff Honor Guard will post colors and unfold the flag. Spencer Ross American Legion Post 134 Honor Guard will fire three rounds and play taps. Sheriff Honor Guard will refold the flag.

At 9:19 a.m. 30 seconds of siren will sound followed by 30 seconds of silence. Flag will be lowered to half-mast.

At 9:20 a.m. the Air Guard from Duluth will do a jet flyover.

At 9:20 a.m. Sheriff Honor Guard member Brian Welk will play “Amazing Grace” on the bagpipes.