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Farmington firefighters will supervise the new truck's construction


One more approval, and Farmington could have its new fire truck by as early as the end of this year.

On Monday, Farmington City Council members voted unanimously to approve purchasing a fire rescue truck from the Pierce manufacturing company, for a proposed price of $560,064, and sending four Farmington firefighters to the Pierce company plant in Appleton, Wis., to oversee its construction.

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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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