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A night of remembrance for the fallen and missing


People gathered throughout our area Wednesday in a night of remembrance.

Stephanie Low went missing from her Wausau apartment in October 2010. She was 22 years old.

On Wednesday night, friends and loved ones gathered for a balloon release and candlelight vigil. The event took place at Oak Island Park. Organizers say they hope this event helps keep low on the minds of people in the community.

"Six months after she was reported missing, there was a lot of people that still didn't know and that's why we do this, just to keep it out there," said George Low, Stephanie Low's father.

Organizers say they'll keep holding the event until new developments come out of the investigation.

Also Wednesday evening, people in the Colby area held a parade in honor of fallen firefighters. The event is part of Fire Prevention Week.

The parade was held in silence with red emergency lights on the vehicles. People stood along the parade route in tribute to firefighters who died in the line of duty. That includes Jamison Kampmeyer, who died while battling a blaze in Abbotsford back in March.

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