Ripon’s emergency services held the second-annual National Night Out event Tuesday at Barlow Park in Ripon with free activities for the public.

   Participating in the national event were the Ripon Police Department, Ripon Area Fire District, Flight for Life and Ripon Guardian Ambulance.

   Above, Drew Cook, 4, pulls a small hose through a tube while trailed by Gracie Niemuth, 9. Both are from Ripon.

   Left, Taeyang Damsteegt, 10, checks out the Flight for Life helicopter while grandfather Mylin Damsteegt watches.

For more photos from the event, see the Aug. 9, 2018 edition of the Ripon Commonwealth Press.