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Column: A pretty good staycation


I have decided staycations are one of the best options out there when it comes to taking time off from work. Granted, I really enjoy going to northern Minnesota, or heading to another state for sun or time with extended family. But trips like that mean planning, packing, spending and usually lots of driving.

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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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