SAUK RAPIDS -- The opening ceremony for Military Day took place on Sunday at the Benton County Fair.

The ceremony consisted of a march by local veterans, and guest speakers including Sartell mayor Joe Perske and St. Cloud mayor Dave Kleis.

"Our service and gratitude is with those who serve and those who have served this nation-God bless this community and God bless the United States of America," Kleis said

The 102nd Benton County Fair officially ended at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday


Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON