Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Easter Bunny visits Royal

Children throughout the area gathered last Saturday for their annual meet-and-greet with the famous Royal Easter Bunny. There were fewer tears than past years when kids gazed upon the life-sized rabbit's giant wave and big-eyed smile.

Saturday's event saw a greater attendance than previous years – nearly 35 children showed up. Participants received a goody bag filled with candy, snacks and toys along with juice boxes to-go.

Rain put a damper on the original outdoor plans, so the party was moved inside the Royal Community Center. Each child was able to dive into the kiddie pool and find eggs fi...