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Arrests close in Farmington park assaults


Parks are supposed to be a place where people go to have fun and enjoy themselves, but that wasn’t necessarily the case at Lake Julia Park last month. Two assaults and one incident of vandalism marred the park’s reputation in October.

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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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