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Costs will rise for schools to use arena


Over time, the cost of living tends to increase. A gallon of gas. A loaf of bread. Sooner or later, everything seems to cost more.

It should come as no surprise, then, that running an ice arena also costs more than it did seven or eight years ago. That's why the city of Farmington is asking Independent School District 192 to kick in a little bit more to use the arena for hockey games.

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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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