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City will pay $1 million for arena repairs


The promise of warmer weather and sunny days in the months ahead hasn't distracted the Farmington City Council from making sure there's ice available come next fall.

On Monday, the council gave the go-ahead on several portions of an improvement project for the Schmitz-Maki Ice Arena to get it up and running by next year's hockey season.

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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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