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Get ready for warm-weather hockey in Farmington


Local hockey players will get a little extra ice time for three weeks this summer.

At a Feb. 10 workshop, Farmington parks and recreation director Randy Distad told city council members he’d received requests for summer ice time from the coaches of the Farmington High School boys and girls hockey teams. The request was to have a two or three weeks of ice at the Schmitz-Maki Ice Arena, in either June or July.

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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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