Farmington artist marks 30th year of entering work in Dakota County Fair
Farmington artist Patty Smith really didn't think the drawing she entered in the Dakota County Fair was her best work. Apparently, the judges beg to differ. It earned a Grand Champion purple ribbon.
Smith, who has been entering her artwork in the Dakota County Fair since 1984, has streams of ribbons she's won at past fairs hanging in her home. Every year, it seems she brings home a few more.