Riverfest organizers report the 38th annual edition of Monticello’s popular summer celebration set records under favorable skies and well-attended events. Several non-profit organizations, including the Monticello Lions, Rotary and the Monticello Chamber of Commerce & Industry, as well as a a number of dedicated community members come back year after year as a committee to [...]
Four legendary Minnesota Vikings who played for the team during its most successful era will appear Saturday afternoon at Monticello’s Hi-Way Liquors.
Center Mick Tingelhoff, running back Dave Osborn, tight end Stu Voigt and kicker Fred Cox are scheduled to appear from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. during Riverfest.
Riverfest 2014 parade grand marshal Dr. Donald Maus has the dual distinction of being Monticello’s 2014 Citizen of the Year. His selection was made public in early June by the Monticello Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Monticello Lions and Monticello Rotary. Maus was recognized for 50 years of service during an afternoon presentation in the [...]
The Monticello Rotary Club plays a key role each year prior to the start of the big Riverfest parade. Early on Sunday morning, members of the community service organization set out numbered signs that indicate the designated parade unit parking order, and later, Rotarians assist parade participants, helping them find their parking locations. When the [...]
The Monticello Community Band has a special treat in store for outdoor music lovers during the four-day run of Riverfest. The band will perform twice during the event, but in separate Monticello city parks. First up is a 7 p.m. Thursday, July 10 performance at Pioneer Park. The band will also play at 1 p.m. [...]