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In Empire Townshp, weekly gatherings remain popular


Empire Township has a good thing going on Sunday nights. A good, old fashioned, entertainment in the park kind of thing. And it keeps getting better every year.

This Sunday kicks off what Empire parks and recreation commission members think is the ninth season of the Empire Summer Entertainment Series. They're really not sure, though - it's been evolving as a biweekly, then weekly community event for so long, they've kind of lost track of the years.

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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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