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Dakota City camps send kids back in time


School may be out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean all Dakota County kids want to stop learning about history.

There are plenty of kids who will gladly put down their iPads and turn off their smartphones, just so they can learn how to not use technology every day.

Dakota City Heritage Village’s two summer camps, Apprentice Camp and Teen Volunteer Camp, are filling up quickly.

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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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