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The city of Farmington is will keep the downtown liquor store in its current location in the City Center, for now.

City officials are looking at new sites for the downtown Farmington liquor store


Sometimes, you have to take a couple of steps back before you can really move forward.

Such is the case with the city of Farmington's downtown liquor store location. After considering a move to an existing open building on Elm Street and hearing many negative comments from nearby neighbors, city officials are taking a couple of steps back before moving ahead with any plans for the downtown store.

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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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