Independence Day parade registration now open

EVART — Evart is looking for more individuals and groups to participate in its annual Independence Day parade. 

The parade will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, July 4, on Main Street. Up to 100 groups are expected to participate in this year’s parade, according to Ashlyn Melanson, parade coordinator. 

Previous participants have included individuals on horseback, people driving antique tractors, 5K runners and more. 

“Anybody who wants to be can be in the parade,” Melanson said. 

To register to participate, people should call Ashlyn Melanson at (231) 250-7112 with information regarding the number of people in their group and what they want to do. The deadline for registration is Monday, June 27.