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CDA funds help clean up blight in Farmington

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Notice anything missing down Elm Street these days? Like, say, maybe, a big dilapidated house? How about an eyesore over on Main Street? See one fewer home over there?


The answer is yes, in all cases. Yes, a few houses have been demolished lately, thanks to the Dakota County Community Development Agency and the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.

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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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