9/4/17 – Local youth are encouraged to register for the Junior Patriot Tour. The event has children from the ages of five through twelve lead the Patriot Tour when The Nation of Patriots riders return on September 9. The Nation of Patriots, which raises funds for wounded veterans and their families, sponsors the Patriot Tour, a 110-day journey of one flag that is transported by motorcycle through 48 states covering 14,000 miles between May and September. Only 50 Junior Patriots spots are available so organizers are asking those interested to pre-register online at www.nationofpatriots.com. Online registration will close once all 50 spots are filled but if spots remain available, Junior Patriots may register from 1- 2 p.m. at the Dodge County Fairgrounds on September 9. Junior Patriots will gather at 2 p.m. at the Dodge County Fairgrounds to line up and await the Patriot Tour’s 3 p.m. arrival.