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Giving a helping hand


Asked how many sandwiches she and her Riverview Elementary School classmates made Tuesday afternoon, Abby Rustad gave a slight eyeroll, a little sigh and simply said, "A lot."

She wasn't kidding, either. In little less than half an hour, the fourth graders at Riverview Elementary put together about 800 sandwiches. That, by anyone's count, qualifies as a lot.

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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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