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Farmington council member Fogarty returns to state board

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Farmington City Council member Christy Jo Fogarty has been a community leader for more than a decade. But she's been in a leadership role at the state level for a number of years, as well.


In May, Gov. Mark Dayton announced Fogarty's reappointment to the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources. It's a post many in Farmington do not know she holds, though she's been on the board since she was appointed by Gov. Tim Pawlenty in 2009.

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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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