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Arik Reger, left, shakes hands with neighbor Jason Rose Monday. Rose saved Reger's life in November.

Farmington resident, officers recognized for lifesaving actions


It was just after 8 a.m. on Nov. 11, 2012, when Farmington resident Jason Rose saved Arik Reger's life. On Monday, Rose's quick thinking and heroic actions were recognized with the Farmington Police Department's Citizens Valor Award.

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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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