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Countywide HiPP group looks for ways cities can work together

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Some things just work so well, they might be worth repeating.

Take the Dakota Communications Center in Empire Township. It opened a couple of years ago as a joint project of Dakota County and all of the cities in the county. By all accounts, it's a success story of the county's High Performance Partnerships group.


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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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