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The Rambling River Center fundraising sign celebrates success.

Rambling River Center pays its debt to city of Farmington two years early


The members of Farmington's Rambling River Center pay their debts. And they pay them early.

Rambling River Center has been operating at the site of the old Farmington City Hall, on Fourth and Oak streets, since 2009. The city of Farmington funded most of the renovation, but the center's membership was required to raise $90,000 for the project, as well. The city gave Rambling River Center a $90,000 loan, and five years to pay it back.

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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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