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Last updated 11/18/2021 at 5:23pm

20 years ago

Nov. 21, 1996

Monument to get updated

When the women’s Relief Corps raised nearly $400 in less than a year in the 1920’s, it was proof that our country’s history was very important not only to the ladies, but to everyone who donated money. The $400 monumnet which they shortly erected to commemorat veterans of three wars — Civil, Spanish-American and the Great World War — stood in the middle of a park the city spent $1 to buy.

Now, nearly 80 years later, the local VFW post is going to complete the project and give the monument a little tender loving care. City Park ha...

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