Crookston Fire Department private ceremony for the 20th anniversary of 9/11

Jess Bengtson
Crookston Times
Bill Cassavant, VFW Auxiliary Chaplain, offers the invocation
The crowd watches the rifle squad salute
A look at the crowd during the private 9/11 ceremony held at the fire hall
Elaine Metzger, American Legion Auxiliary Chaplain, offers the closing prayer
Firefighters gather in their gear before the first moment of silence
Firefighters honor those lost during September 11, 2001 in a moment of silence
Firefighters gather around Chief Tim Froeber
A golden eagle watched over the 9/11 ceremony
Kailey Mykelseth sings the National Anthem
American Legion veterans council gather for a photo
Legion members color guard
Crookston Fire Department/Association, Polk County Sheriff's Department, Crookston Area Ambulance, Crookston Veteran's Council, retired first responders and their families gathered for the private ceremony Saturday
Paul Dubuque plays Taps following the rifle squad salute during the ceremony
Rifle Squad Salute
Rifle Squad close-up
Crookston Fire Chief Tim Froeber speaks during the ceremony
Members of the Crookston Veterans Council gather before the ceremony
We Will Never Forget 9-11-2001