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Dane Tukua recently completed his 10-week training as a new Farmington police officer. He currently works the day shift.

He's the new guy on the beat


Fresh off of his 10-week training, Farmington's newest police officer, Dane Tukua, has settled in to his new position as a patrol officer on the daytime shift.

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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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