The Memorial Day program at Butterfield-Odin school will begin Monday at 10 a.m., and the speaker is Brent Trickel.

In addition, Donald Larson VFW POST 9607 and Auxiliary Memorial Day ceremonies will be observed at the following cemeteries prior to the program at the school: North Mennonite, 6:45 a.m., Butterfield Community, 7 a.m., Kansas Lake Lutheran, 7:25a.m., Long Lake Lutheran, 7:45 a.m., Zion Lutheran, 8 a.m., St. Olaf Lutheran, 8:45 a.m., Butterfield City, 9:15 a.m. Memorial Day flag setters place more than 300 flags on Veterans' and Sisters' graves in local communities.

Early Monday morning, the VFW Post and Auxiliary will perform proper Memorial Day ceremonies honoring the departed Comrades and Sisters. Cookies, coffee, and punch will be served following the program by the Donald Larson VFW auxiliary. Everyone is welcome!