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Dakota City event will explore old-fashioned farming


Although the content isn’t exactly new, Dakota City Heritage Village will be host to a new event this weekend.

The Origin of Food — Early Farming in Dakota County is a family event planned to showcase the farming methods that were used from the 1860s through the 1920s. It is a joint presentation between Dakota City Heritage Village and the Dakota County Historical Society.

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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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