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Looking Back: Mrs. G.E. Walters of Farmington filed for state representative seat 75 years ago


50 years ago

From the April 25, 1963

edition of the

Dakota County Tribune

Albert Sayers tops state in speech event

On Saturday, April 20, Albert Sayers, a Farmington High School senior, continued his excellent work in high school speech activities by winning the non-original oratory division of the 1962 Minnesota State Speech Festival....

Sayers' oration, titled "We Are Not Ashamed," received an "A" rating by all three judges.

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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. 
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