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22 pounds of Farmington American Legion's grave markers taken


Farmington police are investigating the theft of 22 pounds of grave markers owned by the Farmington American Legion Clifford Larson Post 189.

According to Farmington police sergeant Lee Hollatz, the theft was reported by Tailgaters owner Craig Loeschke on Feb. 27. Loeschke called police after he was contacted by Eagan-based JR Recycling on Feb. 26, Hollatz said.

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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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