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Santa arrives by mule-drawn wagon in Roberts

Betty Dull, of El Paso, tends to mules Jack and Jill as Santa, Mrs. Claus and their Trusty Elf pull up in a wagon in front of the Sidetrack Saloon in Roberts at the annual Christmas on Main event on Dec. 21. Bar owner Tricia Dull said the event has been a tradition for at least 10 years. The wagon took people on tours of Roberts’ Christmas lights. (Photo by Sarah Young)1 / 4
While waiting for Santa to arrive, Raelyn Dull, of Hudson, decorates cookies at Carbone’s Pizza in Roberts on Dec. 21. 2 / 4
Mrs. Claus, their Trusty Elf and Santa arrive via mule-drawn wagon to see kids at Carbone’s Pizza in Roberts Dec. 21. The mules belong to Betty and Todd Dull, of El Paso. (Photo by Sarah Young) 3 / 4
Mrs. Claus and Santa visit with the Nelson family of River Falls: Madeline, 8, Brody, 2 and mom Sarah. Their brother Parker, 5, was not too thrilled to see Santa and had to be coaxed to say hi by the Trusty Elf. (Photo by Sarah Young)4 / 4
Sarah Young

Sarah Young was appointed the editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, where she covered community events, spot news and education in Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

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