Members of Tonganoxie VFW Post 9271 wave to the crowd at Tuesday’s Veterans Day Parade in Leavenworth. The event, in its 89th year, is the oldest in the nation and largest west of the Mississippi River.
“As an adult my favorite vacation would have to be the Rockies. Colorado has always had a close place in my heart. But as a child I always went to the northern states and I’d have to say that they had the best family oriented activities, such as the Great Lakes and many a fun time on the Mississippi. If it involved water, we were there.”