Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Competitions require kids to hang on tight

Email

What's more fun than watching a small child in a hockey helmet try to ride a sheep? Well, seeing a young teen try to catch a 150-pound calf or wrestle a greased pig might be close.

If any of that sounds like good, not-so-clean fun, grab a malt from the 4H stand,find a seat outside of Ahlberg Hall Saturday afternoon at the Dakota County Fair, and be ready to take in all three events.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Advertisement
Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
(651) 460-6606
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness