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Dew Days was damp, but not defeated

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Somewhere around 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Farmington Dew Days committee members made a decision: the Grand Parade would go on, rain or shine.


Though the shine never really came and the rain barely stopped in time, Mother Nature went easy on Farmington parade goers. By the end of the parade, the rain had subsided enough that umbrellas were put away and spectators stayed dry while waiting to see who would earn this year's Kiss the Pig honors.

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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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