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Farmington Boy Scouts saluted as the American flag passed by during the 2013 Memorial Day ceremony at Corinthian Cemetery. This year's Memorial Day ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Lineup is at the Tamarck Ridge mall parking lot at 9:30 a.m.

Farmington will hold three Memorial Day ceremonies


This week is one of the busiest, and one of the most important, to local veterans groups, as both the Farmington American Legion and Farmington Veterans of Foreign Wars are preparing for Memorial Day.

It is a week of planning for three short, but important local ceremonies — a task VFW Commander Ron Ersfeld takes very seriously.

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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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