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CapX power line work has started in Eureka Township, Dakota County


After years of discussion, the CapX2020 power line construction project has arrived in Dakota County.

Work on the 345kV transmission line that will eventually run from Brookings County, S.D. to Hampton started in Eureka Township in late September. When completed, the Brookings County/Hampton project will stretch 245 miles.

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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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