By Sydney Yalshevec

VFW holds Memorial Day ceremony at Kimball cemetery


Sydney Yalshevec

Kimball County Veterans attend the VFW Memorial ceremony at the Kimball Cemetery.

From 1775 to 1783, Americans fought their first war to gain independence. The thirteen "United Colonies" fought for their freedom and independence from Great Britain. During this war, the colonies declared their independence and became the United States of America in 1776. Ever since the nation's birth, Americans have been fighting to protect the freedoms and rights of their country. As a result, many lives have been lost, although not in vain. To thank those past and present for their sacrifices, Memorial Day is observed nationwide.

On the morning of May 26, 2014, members of the Kimball c...

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