Updated: June 16, 2021 07:28 PM
Created: June 16, 2021 08:00 AM
Friday night, Rhonda Larson and her family were pretty happy with how they'd set up the grad party for her son, Noah.
"It looked really nice," she shared. The party was scheduled for the former Nichols Town Hall.
But when they drove by a little later in the evening, they noticed smoke and fire. They knew everything was ruined.
"I was really devastated, all our hard work, and his school memorabilia," she added.
But once her church group found out about the fire, they sprung into action. People offered to bake, decorate, and more.
The party moved to the church. "It was beautifully done. Just amazing, how the village and community I adore, pulled together," Larson said. "At that moment I knew no matter how much evil you see in this world, good will always prevail. It always does." The party was a big success on Saturday.
She also told us they forgive whoever started the fire and stole Noah's money. "Just come forward and get your life on the straight and narrow."
If you want to send Noah a card: 5619 Falcon Ave, Mountain Iron, MN 55768.
Law enforcement is still investigating the fire, which authorities believe was started intentionally.
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