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Fallen honored in twin cities

Published: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
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The Sterling High School band plays the New World Symphony during the Memorial Day ceremony on Monday at Grandon Civic Center in Sterling.
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The Civil Air Patrol folds an American flag while explaining the meaning of each fold during the Memorial Day ceremony Monday morning at Grandon Civic Center in Sterling.
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Sterling Mayor Skip Lee walks back to his seat after receiving a folded flag from the Civil Air Patrol on Monday morning during the Memorial Day ceremony at Grandon Civic Center in Sterling.
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American Legion Post 902 Cmdr. Randy Wolber welcomes the audience to the Memorial Day ceremony on Monday morning at the Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls.
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Rock Falls Mayor Bill Wescott gives the keynote address during the wreath-laying ceremony Monday morning at the Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls.
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Members of American Legion Post 902 stand with their rifles during the wreath-laying ceremony Monday morning at the Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls.
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Flowers are tossed into the Rock River near the lower dam Monday morning in Rock Falls, in remembrance of fallen service members.
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American Legion Post 902 member Darrell Culver of Rock Falls plays taps at the end of the Memorial Day flower toss at the lower dam Monday in Rock Falls.

Rock Falls and Sterling both held events Monday morning to observe Memorial Day.

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