Hills American Legion #399 members Carter Abels, Carter Hartz and Deb Hartz salute the American flag during the Posting of Colors Friday morning during the Veterans Day program at Hills-Beaver Creek Secondary School in Hills. The front row featured local veterans for whom the elementary and secondary students presented a program to the theme, “Defining a Hero.”

Hills Veterans Day program celebrates 'heros'

About two dozen local veterans attended the Veterans Day program Friday at Hills-Beaver Creek Secondary School, where they were treated as “everyday heroes.”

“I wanted the public to notice that veterans are everyday people — high school students, young adults, janitors, volunteers, business people,” said Randi Oftedahl, middle school teacher at H-BC.


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