Ida Grove cadre is ‘obvious choice’ for parade winner

By DOLORES CULLEN

Six elderly veterans from Ida Grove broke into grins when they learned they won this year’s Admiral’s Award, the honor given by The Storm Lake Times to the best parade entry at the Star Spangled Spectacular.

These are the guys who reenact the raising of the flag at Iwo Jima in perfect formation, accurately imitating the famous photo taken in 1945.

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