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Farmington police chief Brian Lindquist follows days on the job in Farmington with nights patrolling the Minnesota State Fair. He is one of several local officers who volunteers at the fair.

Farmington police are on patrol at the fair


For a few of Farmington's police officers, keeping the peace doesn't stop at the community's borders.

Farmington police chief Brian Lindquist and officers Cassie Johnson, Steve Kuyper and Jason Amundson are putting in a few extra hours now through Labor Day. They're all working public safety at the Minnesota State Fair.

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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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