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Farmington Independent

Council OKs Dalaska dump site, Empire


Farmington's city council has arrived at a deal with Henry Dalaska of Empire Village for a new village dump site in a Vermillion township woods.

The agreement is basically that Dalaska will accept and take care of an average of two garbage truckloads of refuse, daily from Farmington village.

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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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