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Farmington's new park will put the emphasis on sledding


These days almost everyone is waiting for the snow to melt, but the Farmington Parks and Recreation Commission is still working on a new sledding hill.

The park and rec commission has started work on a plan to develop Hillview Park, a three-acre park space near Upper 183rd Street West and Everest Path. Farmington parks and recreation director Randy Distad said the park space has been there for more than a decade, but there have never been plans to develop the park.

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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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