A Perfect Day For Commemorating Memorial Day in Roseau
June 3, 2023
by Jeff Olsen
Even before the Honor Guard and the Roseau High School Band turned east onto Center Street, the three young lasses were beaming.
Their job was to drop flowers over the railing onto the Roseau River during a ceremony honoring Roseau County veterans who were lost at sea during World War II.
Sophia Dieter, Ivy Osweiler, and Olivia Mast were ready to do their duty.
How'd you get picked?
"Jean Pederson from our church asked me to pick two friends to drop flowers into the river," said Ivy.
Did they say, "I don't want to do it!"?
"No!" they all giggled.
At the east end of the bridge...