Community & People Having a blast during Sinclair Lewis Days Published July 29, 2013 at 8:00 am Rudy and Lorraine Loxtercamp, with their mules, transported Santa and Mrs. Claus through Sauk Centre for “Christmas in July.” Standing in for Santa was Tom Jacobson and Joann Jacobson was Mrs. Claus. Eagle’s Healing Nest of Sauk Centre was represented by members of the White Earth honor guard and area veterans. Pictured are (from left): Everett Goodwin III, Sam Sater, Jesse Becerra and Herb Roy. Owen Hodnefield of Fargo gets a better view of the Sinclair Lewis Days parade while upside down. He is the son of Tom and Becky. The family was visiting grandparents Bob and Diane Pallow of Sauk Centre. Friends and family members of Mark and Gwen Kranz, owners of Sauk Centre’s Holiday Stationstore, contributed pedal power for their ride in the parade. Pictured are (from left): John Dallas, Josh Thomas, Megan Winter, Morgan Kranz, Mark Kranz, Doug Thomas, Sherri Winter, Rachael Winter, Brad Sornsin and Danielle Yett. Tour guide Judy Wiegers of Sauk Centre welcomed many visitors to the Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home over the weekend. “There were lots of people Saturday and Sunday,” she said. One of the notable visitors was Brad Lewis, Sinclair Lewis’ great-nephew from New York. READ Crow Wing State Park remains open during pinelands restoration Greg Marthaler of West Union, left, and grandchildren Bella and Isaac Marthaler of Woodbury were ready for a fun parade. Princess Kay of the Milky Way, Sauk Centre native Christine Reitsma, waved to parade watchers lining the route. She will crown a new princess at the State Fair in September.