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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

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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 joined the Woodbury Bulletin staff in November, 2014, after 14 years covering news for the Bulletin's sister publication, the Farmington Rosemount Independent Town Pages.  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 American Legion Auxiliary Clifford Larson Unit 189 of Farmington, and is the 2014-15 Third District President to the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota. Michelle is also 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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