Monday is Memorial Day, a day on which those who died in active military service are remembered.
In honor of Memorial Day, there are several different programs or events in the area.
Weather permitting, the Madison American Legion and the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars will be “Posting the Colors” at the Lake County Courthouse in Madison at 7:00 a.m. At 11:00 a.m. Monday, there will be an Honor Guard presentation and then at 4:00 p.m., they will “Retire the Colors”.
A Memorial Day program will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Rosehill Cemetery in Wentworth. There will not be a dinner afterward this year.
The Chester Area Memorial Day program will start at 10:00 Monday morning at the Chester Area School.
Memorial Day ceremonies will also be held at Prairie Queen Cemetery near Nunda at 10:00 Monday morning, followed by the Lake Madison Lutheran Church cemetery at 10:30, and at the Lake Park Cemetery at 11:00 Monday. A potluck lunch will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in Nunda following the ceremonies.