Ceremony will take place on Aug. 15 at 3 p.m. at the U of M Crookston

    Seven local veterans of the armed services will be honored at the Veterans Recognition Ceremony that will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 15, the second day of the 2018 Ox Cart Days Festival.

    Veterans to be honored this year include Linus Desrosier, Trevor Desrosier, Lenny Fuller, Seth Goehring, Mark Peterson, Bill Rasmussen, and Roberta Schipper.

    The ceremony will be held in Bede Ballroom of Sargeant Student Center on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus. It will commence at 3 p.m. Afterward, a reception for the honorees will take place outside on the UMC Campus Mall, at the UMC Ice Cream Social.

    Ox Cart Days runs from Aug. 14-19.