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Looking back: Farmington’s Lyric Theatre was closed, temporarily, 50 years ago

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50 years ago

From the Feb. 6, 1964

edition of the

Dakota County Tribune

Lyric closing is “temporary” Olson says


A “closed” sign hung on the door of the Lyric Theatre, Farmington, being placed there Sunday.

Francis Deegan, Farmington, who has managed the place the past year, said his contract has expired, and he is not renewing it.

The building is owned by Mrs. George Warweg of Lakeville.

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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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