A patriotic service will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Wadena. The service is to honor and pray for all who have fallen and those who still serve. All police, deputies, troopers, firefighters, first responders, attorneys, legal professionals, physicians, nurses, health care workers, paramedics, EMTs and their families are invited to join the fourth annual Red, White and Blue Service. The service is sponsored by Wadena area churches and the public is welcome!

Those mentioned above are encouraged to wear their uniforms, bring their emergency vehicles and K9 officers for a blessing. Please park on the southside of St. Ann's Parish Center.

A reception will follow in the St. Ann's Center for a light dinner.

Financial donations may be dropped off or mailed to the Wadena Police Department, 121 SE Colfax Avenue, Wadena, MN 56482, attention Chief Naomi Plautz.