MEMORIAL DAY – LIST OF EVENTS

9:00 am:

Assembly of Legion Color Bearers, Color Guards, and Firing Squad at R.L. Johannsen Center

9:30 am: Ceremony at Liberty Cemetery

Order of March:

  • Color Bearers & Color Guards
  • Legion Firing Squad
  • Legions & Auxiliary Members

Ceremony Services:

  • Chaplin Prayer
  • Honoring & Decoration of Grave of Unknown Soldier
  • Firing Squad & Taps
  • Retire the Colors

10:00 am:

  • Coffee, Cookies and drink in the Willoway Dining Room
  • Short Patriotic Program
  • Luminary Memorial Display

11:00 am: Ceremony at Waterman Cemetery

Order of March:

  • Color Bearers & Color Guards
  • South O’Brien High School Band
  • Legion Firing Squad
  • Legions & Auxiliary Members

Ceremony Services:

  • Selection by SOHS Band
  • National Anthem – ALL STAND
  • Dedication of new Flags for Avenue of Flags
  • Chaplin Prayer
  • Honoring & Decoration of Grave of Unknown Soldier
  • Firing Squad & Taps
  • Retire the Colors

11:30 am: Program at R.L. Johannsen Center.

  • Opening Song – The Andy and Ginger Ebel Family
  • Advancement of Colors – Rise to Attention
  • Pledge Allegiance to the US Flag by audience
  • Welcome by Commander

Speakers:

  • Invocation – Pastor Robin L. Thomas
  • Gettysburg Address – Case Moermond
  • In Flander’s Field – Tate Johnson
  • Patriotic Song – The Andy and Ginger Ebel Family
  • Speaker – Pastor Robin L. Thomas
  • Commander presents memberships certificates
  • Benediction – Pastor Robin L. Thomas
  • Patriotic Song – The Andy And Ginger Ebel Family joined by all in attendance

Retire the colors

Immediately following the program Sutherland Legion Auxiliary will serve lunch in the community hall at the R.L. Johannsen Center

4:00 pm: Take down the flags and poles at Waterman Cemetery – ALL HELP IS APPRECIATED!

 

New Recycling Cans

NEW RECYCLING CANS

TOWN AND COUNTRY DISPOSAL WILL BE DROPPING OFF YOUR NEW GRAY RECYCLING CANS.

THESE CANS ARE FOR RECYCLING ONLY.

RECYCLING WILL STILL BE COLLECTED THE 2ND AND 4TH THURSDAYS OF THE MONTH.

CALL CITY HALL WITH ANY QUESTIONS –

712-446-2243

 

Utility Bills

Utility bills are due the 10th of January, April, July and October. If the 10th lands on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday payments will be accepted as on time until noon the 1st Monday after the 10th. At noon, late fees will be assessed to all outstanding balances.

Example: Bill due Sunday, April 10th. All customers will have until 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 11th to get there payment to City Hall. All payments received after 12:00 p.m. will have a late fee charged to the account. Please get it to City Hall before the clerk goes to lunch!

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