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Michelle's column: There are some skills you never forget


It’s amazing how the simplest of experiences can transfer from one part of your life to the next.

Take, for example, the surprising skills I developed as former deli clerk at Cub Foods in Rosemount. Besides the ability to accurately read a meat thermometer and make a pretty mean veggie tray, I learned how to scrub. Everything. I also learned the fine art of dish stacking, because there are an awful lot of dishes there to stack in that kitchen.

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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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