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Bull was spooked by being chased

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Capturing a spooked bull is a tricky process, as many well-meaning people found out at the Dakota County Fair last week.

When the 1,200 pound bull that escaped from a pen during the Bulls and Barrels event at the grandstand Aug. 7, an estimated 20 to 30 people chased the animal in an effort to get it to stop. Rice Bull Riding Company owner Dave Rice appreciates the attempt to help, but he said the attempts only spooked the bull more.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard joined the Woodbury Bulletin staff in November, 2014, after 14 years covering news for the Bulletin's sister publication, the Farmington Rosemount Independent Town Pages.  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 American Legion Auxiliary Clifford Larson Unit 189 of Farmington, and is the 2014-15 Third District President to the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota. Michelle is also 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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