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Fire department's urkey party continues to grow

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Over time, details sometimes become a little fuzzy. Occasionally, it's hard to remember exactly how or when or why certain things happened, but you still know they did. Sometimes, the exact details aren't necessarily important.


What is important, though, is the impact. While the details of how Farmington's first Turkey Party came together 60 years ago are hard to find these days, the impact of that annual party has been evident in the community since day one.

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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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