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Report: Farmington parks had a busy year in 2009


Farmington's parks and recreation department is responsible for many of the activities that happen in the community, as well as the care and maintenance of parks, trails and facilities like the outdoor pool and the Schmitz-Maki Ice Arena.

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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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