Looking at the big rigs

Lifelong Learning Center (LLC) preschoolers and their older siblings had a chance to explore some really big vehicles May 4.

Logan Herzog, East Bethel, was reluctant to leave his seat in the large bucket loader. Photo by Tammy Sakry
Logan Herzog, East Bethel, was reluctant to leave his seat in the large bucket loader. Photo by Tammy Sakry

Nearly 80 children and 60 adults had the chance to get into and look around a semi-trailer, ambulance, a television station weather vehicle, fire trucks, police car, construction vehicles and even the Ghostbuster’s EctoMobiles during the annual Vehicle Day event at the St. Francis School District 15’s Oak Grove school.

Minnesota State Trooper Richard Orpen talks to Elliot Leners and his mom Angela about his squad car. Angela Leners and her son Elliot take a look at Minnesota State Trooper Richard Orpen’s squad car. Sydnee Vee (left), Kamern Roberts and Lea Roberts look around the Allina Ambulance as Beckett Schmitz is lifted out the vehicle by his mom Megan Schmitz of Coon Rapids. The St. Francis School District 15’s LifeLong Learning Center held the annual event May 4. Photo by Tammy Sakry
Connexus Journey Lineman Andy Kidder (left) prepares to go up in the bucket of his utility truck as Bennett Topeff looks up to where Kidder will be going and Jake West enjoys his ice cream from the ice cream truck. Connexus Loss Control Administrator Terry McAlpine talks with Matt Topeff of Andover, who is holding is daughter Greta.  EctoMobile 1 and 2 were on hand to make sure there were no ghosts at the annual Lifelong Learning Center, Oak Grove, May 3.
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Connexus Journey Lineman Andy Kidder (left) prepares to go up in the bucket of his utility truck as Bennett Topeff looks up to where Kidder will be going and Jake West enjoys his ice cream from the ice cream truck. Connexus Loss Control Administrator Terry McAlpine talks with Matt Topeff of Andover, who is holding is daughter Greta.

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