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Commissions play a valuable role in city government


Not everyone who puts in the time for the city of Farmington gets to be in the spotlight.

There are no fewer than 20 Farmington residents who have faithfully given their time to making the city of Farmington a better place to be. They don't get all of the attention the Farmington City Council does, but they make lots of decisions about the city's future, all the same.

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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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