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Milky water didn't spread beyond this small inlet in the Vermillion River, but Soil and Water Conservation District and Minnesota Pollution Control workers are trying to figure out what is causing it.

Mystery substance clouds water in Vermillion


There's something murky in the waters of the Vermillion River, but it's too soon to tell what it is.

On April 21, the city of Farmington received a report of a white substance floating in the Vermillion River near the Kuchera Entrance to Rambling River Park. City employees responded, but could not tell what the substance was.

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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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