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FHS is new Peer Court site

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Starting next year, juveniles who break the law in Dakota County may have to face a jury of their peers right here in Farmington.

Farmington High School was recently selected as a new host site for Dakota County’s juvenile court program, Peer Court. It’s an accountability program used by the Dakota County Attorney’s office to sentence first-time offenders of crimes like disorderly conduct, vandalism, and even theft.

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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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