2016-17 Royalty2016 Riverfest Wrap-up

Thank you

The Riverfest Committee thanks the many volunteers that worked to produce another successful Riverfest celebration for 2016!  Did you know that 14 Monticello organizations work together to produce the Riverfest community event?! Mark your calendars now for 2017 Riverfest which will take place July 13th thru 16th.

“Citizen of the Year”

Congratulations to Marianna Khauv who was honored as the 2016 Citizen of the Year! Thank you for your service to the business community and Chamber of Commerce. The community especially appreciates the many hours that you volunteered and helped make Monticello a better place to live.

“Monticello Royalty”

Katelyn Warner is the newly crowned 2016-17 Miss Monticello.  Katelyn will represent Monticello now through Riverfest 2017, along with 2016-17 Princesses Mikara Mitchell and Tara Eckhart.  Tara was also recognized by her peers with the Miss Congeniality award.  Congratulations to these young ladies as they start their reign!

Best of luck to 2015-16 Miss Monticello Madyson Turner as she represents Monticello in the Minneapolis Aquatennial festivities.

“Riverfest 5K”

To view the results of the Riverfest 5K race, please click on the following link, and choose “Monticello Riverfest” from the drop down box.


“Duck Races”

The winners of the 2016 duck races are as follows:

$2500 – #1 Steve Nevala
$1000 – #2 Phullis Bakken
$1000 – #3 Amber Cantin
$1000 – #4 Melissa Schanfield
$1000 – #5 Dezarae Decker
$1000 – #6 Chris Seefeldt
$100 (#7-29)
Tim Jude
Brody Klingelhofer
Dennis Peterson
Ethan Orten
Kenneth Anderson
Nicolas Abel
Dave Kaugmann
Mark Walters
Brock Woitalla
Amy Kanthak
Thurber family
Troy Bigalke
Chuck Anderson
John Peterson
Evaette Barakad
Cheryl Steinmetz
Jason Groen
Dave Wik
Marge Arnat
Jon Podolske
Dick Anderson
Hoglund Bus
James Praught
$100 – David Kasper (last duck #30)

Other questions?? Email: monticelloriverfest@gmail.com