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Farmington housing construction picks up steam in 2013


The numbers don’t lie — 2013 was a big year for housing construction in Farmington.

The city of Farmington issued 121 building permits for single-family residences in 2013. That’s almost double the number issued in 2012, when 68 permits were issued for single-family housing.

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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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