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Plans are taking shape for Veterans Day events


Sometimes, saying "thank you" seems like it's hardly enough.

That is especially true when it comes to thanking the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Those who have put their personal lives on hold to go and defend a country. Those who fight for freedom, who put themselves in harm's way to fight terrorists half a world away so Americans can enjoy safety. But then they come home, and they continue to give of themselves.

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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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