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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 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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