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Farmington will hire a firm to build marketing campaign


Sometimes you have to invest money to make money.

And with that philosophy in mind Monday, the Farmington City Council authorized spending $30,000 to hire a professional marketing company to draw up a marketing plan for the city.

Council members acted on a recommendation from the Farmington Economic Development Authority. The goal is simple -- to strengthen the city's commercial and industrial base.

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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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