Photo by Nancy Vogt
By 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, the first row of people already was seated around the outer circle - the spectator line - for the last turtle race of the season in Nisswa.
Royalty was on hand for the event, including Miss Nisswa Brittany Haberman and Little Miss Nisswa representatives Anna Guida and Payton Edevold.
Winners of Nisswa's final turtle race of the season were: grand champion, Marissa Kottke from Shakopee; resort race, Kimberly Oylar from Lawrence, Kan., who was staying at Camp Hubert; tiny tots race, Benjamin Rhinehard from Woodbury; out of state race, Katie Engel from Davenport, Iowa; and grandparents race, grandmother Liz Standfuss and granddaughter Addison Goehner, both from Minneapolis.
The 44th year of races will begin June 6, 2007, and run through Aug. 15, 2007. Races are at 2 p.m. Wednesdays.
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