User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


53° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Huset's Commemorates 9/11

September 7, 2011, 5:10 PM by Perry Groten

Huset's Commemorates 9/11
BRANDON, SD - South Dakota racing fans don't take a back seat to anybody when it comes to showing their appreciation for those who put their lives in danger.  

The 10th anniversary of 9/11 happens to fall on the final day of racing season at Huset's Speedway.

Military members in uniform, along with their families, will get in for free to Sunday night's races at Huset's. The ceremony that precedes the races will honor not only the military, but the first responders, whose dangerous duties became very apparent in the aftermath of 9/11.

American flags will overshadow the checkered flags during an emotional gathering prior to the races at Huset's Sunday night.

"For those people who show up, look at the person standing next to you and if you don't see a tear coming out of their eyes, look at the person next to them, because it's a tear-jerking event," Jay Masur of MED-Star Ambulance said.

Fire trucks and ambulances will fill the infield as part of a speedway salute to emergency workers who put their lives on the line every day,

"The people that are in these professions, they walk into danger as people are walking out. And they're walking in so they can help people and they know the dangers of it and they know that their life can be taken doing it," Masur said.

The close-knit racing community draws even closer together when it comes to honoring those who lost their lives on September 11th.

"This is a racing family, this is a racing event, and these are racing fans, but you know what? When it all comes down to it, we're all American, and we all understand the importance of the 9/11 day," Masur said.

The terror attacks never sidetracked the strength of America's resolve to rise above tragedy in the decade since 9/11.

"When it comes right down to it, we will stand up for each other and we will unite," Masur said.

The Patriot Day Nine-Eleven ceremony begins at 5 PM Sunday at Huset's and will also include flyovers by air ambulance helicopters from both Avera McKennan and Sanford Health.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

You may also like

Body Of Missing Realtor Found At Arrowhead Park

10/18/2014 3:22 PM

The body of a missing Sioux Falls realtor has been found.

Full Story
SFPD Search For Missing Realtor

10/18/2014 11:45 AM

The Sioux Falls Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing woman.

Full Story
UPDATE: Two People Dead In SF Crash

10/17/2014 9:52 PM

Two people are dead after a two vehicle crash on Friday night in Sioux Falls.

Full Story
Body Of Pam Kneip Found After Search

10/18/2014 10:00 PM

Hundreds of volunteers gathered by an entrance at Arrowhead Park Saturday as police conducted a search for a missing woman.  The friends, family ...

Full Story | Watch
Police Release Names In Deadly Sioux Falls Crash

10/18/2014 8:19 PM

Police say two Sioux Falls men died in a crash Friday evening in the western part of the city.

Full Story


Events