Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Clauses make pit stop in Royal

No one-horse open sleigh or Rudolph was needed for Santa and the missus to arrive in Royal last Saturday. Instead, the pair arrived at The Great Hall of Royal via Royal Fire Department's ambulance, lights aglow and excitement abounding.

The venue was adorned with beautiful trees, festively decorated by the teams, community members and businesses they represented. Santa and Mrs. Claus sat atop the stage and welcomed children to sit on their laps, telling them their Christmas lists and humoring the duo when asked if they have been "good" this year.

Royal Community Action hosted the event, alongs...