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Six seats are open in local township elections

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With at least one seat open in the each of the upcoming March 13 township board of supervisors elections, township residents have until next Tuesday to decide whether they'd like a shot at participating in their local government.


Filing for affidavits of candidacy opened around Dakota County on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Township clerks at Castle Rock, Empire and Eureka townships are accepting affidavits through 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard joined the Woodbury Bulletin staff in November, 2014, after 14 years covering news for the Bulletin's sister publication, the Farmington Rosemount Independent Town Pages.  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 American Legion Auxiliary Clifford Larson Unit 189 of Farmington, and is the 2014-15 Third District President to the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota. Michelle is also 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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