A day to honor those who have served in U.S. conflicts is this Sunday. Veterans Day is an official United States holiday observed on November 11th that honors armed service veterans. There will be a number of local celebrations to recognize the holiday.
There will be a steak dinner banquet at Marion Avenue Baptist Church. The Keota VFW Post 4715 will have their annual Veterans Day soup supper. And the American Legion James Harlan 351 will hold a supper at the Ainsworth Opera House.
Washington County offices will be closed Monday in observance of the holiday. City offices in towns including Washington, Kalona, Brighton and Wellman will also be closed due to the holiday.
Find times for those events here: http://www.kciiradio.com/community-calendar/