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Empire, Farmington cleanup events are a sign of spring

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What do green grass, robins, tulips and broken furniture all have in common? One way or the other, they are all signs of spring around the Farmington area. And in a good way -- even the broken furniture.


Piles of broken furniture, old appliances and carpet scraps are part of the annual spring clean-up efforts Empire and Farmington both hold.

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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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