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New Farmington sledding hill is in the works


Kids are going to have to wait one more year before they’re able to use a hill for sledding at the new Hillview Park in Farmington.

But next year, they’ll have plenty of opportunity to go sledding.

On Monday, the Farmington City Council approved a plan to construct the new sledding hill in 2014. Not that the hill needs to be constructed, but trees, bushes and underbrush have to be cleared before it is safe for sledders.

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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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