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Looking Back: Stassen endorsed for governor; new ZIP codes introduced this week in history


50 years ago

From the June 20, 1963

edition of the

Dakota County Tribune

New ‘zip code’ will speed mail service

Important information has reached the Farmington and Lakeville post offices concerning a five digit code to speed mail deliveries. The postmaster of Savage and Rosemount were attending state conventions and could not be reached at press time. This information will be printed later.

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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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