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Looking back: Farmington High School graduated 46 back in '38


50 years ago

From the May 23, 1963

edition of the

Dakota County Tribune

Newcomers victorious in some school districts

Contests in most of the area school elections brought out a heavier number of voters than normal Tuesday.

In more than half of the districts covered, one newcomer defeated an incumbent, another indication of keen interest in the makeup of the school boards....


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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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