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Looking Back: New site for Farmington school voted down by lack of interest 100 years ago


Pretty Peggy Van Dyke of Farmington was crowned American Dairy Association Region VII Dairy Princess 50 years ago. Check out Looking Back to see what else happened this week in Farmington's history.

50 years ago

From the June 27, 1963

edition of the

Dakota County Tribune

Region dairy princess named

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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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