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Peace vigil will honor Iraq war dead

From staff reports

LANESBORO -- A peace vigil with more than 2,000 candles to commemorate the U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq, as well as the thousands of civilians who have died, will begin at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday between the walking bridge and the Fillmore County Road 8 bridge in Lanesboro.

An independent group of community leaders is planning this remembrance.

To help pass out candles along the walkway or clean up afterward, call Rocky Haddorf at (507) 467-2407 or Dona Conway (507) 467-2622.

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