Santa bobs into town with Miss Pequot Lakes royalty

They hand out gift cards and goodies across town, including at the Dairy Queen drive-thru

The Saturday, Dec. 12 Santa's Bobbin into Town event in Pequot Lakes featured a treat hand-out at the local Dairy Queeen. Submitted Photo

A float carrying Miss Pequot Lakes royalty and Santa Claus made its way through Pequot Lakes on Saturday, Dec. 12, as part of this year's Santa's Bobbin' Into Town event.

The crew handed out gift cards and goodies across town as they spread holiday cheer. Participants included Miss Pequot Lakes Sydney Dorion, Princess Hannah Brown, Princess Madi Fulton, escorts Nola Novak and Harper Palmer, Dan Ronning as Santa, Kimberly Ziesemer, of Community Action, and Erik Ziesemer, of Exterior Pro, pulling the float.

The event is sponsored by Community Action of Pequot Lakes.

Nancy Vogt is editor of the Pineandlakes Echo Journal, a weekly newspaper that covers eight communities in the Pequot Lakes-Pine River areas - from Nisswa to Hackensack and Pequot Lakes to Crosslake.

She started as editor of the Lake Country Echo in July 2006, and continued in that role when the Lake Country Echo and the Pine River Journal combined in September 2013 to become the Pineandlakes Echo Journal. She worked for the Brainerd Dispatch from 1992-2006 in various roles.

She covers Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Lake Shore and Crosslake city councils, as well as writes feature stories, news stories and personal columns (Vogt's Notes). She also takes photos at community events.

Contact her at or 218-855-5877 with story ideas or questions. Be sure to leave a voicemail message!
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