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Dakota City featured at Como carousel


The volunteers of Dakota City Heritage Village are taking their show on the road. Or up the road, depending on how one looks at it.

About a dozen local volunteers will spend their afternoon, in period costumes, at the Cafesjian’s Carousel at Como Park in St. Paul. The carousel opened to the public in 1914, which means this summer marks its 100th anniversary.

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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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