Memorial Day services in West Point, Beemer and Bancroft have been canceled for this year because of the coronavirus pandemic and the state’s Directed Health Measures, which limit gatherings to 10 people.

This will prevent communities throughout the state from holding the traditional Memorial Day activities they host each year.

Even though there won’t be a traditional Memorial Day service locally, the West Point American Legion Post #70 and VFW Post #4912 will conduct wreath layings and Honor Guard salutes Monday, May 25 at both local cemeteries.

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