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Farmington resident Ashton Horgen is back at home after falling from a second-floor window last week. He is the third Farmington child this summer hurt in a fall from a window.

Farmington boy home after fall from window


After three days in the hospital following a 14-foot fall from a second story window June 11, 2-year-old Ashton Horgen has returned to his family's Farmington home.

His mother, Brooklyn Horgen, said her son spent two nights and met with several doctors at St. Paul Gillette Children's Hospital after he fell from a bedroom window in the family's home last week. He received only two minor head fractures, a jaw fracture and a swollen right eye in the fall.

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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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