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Cars drive on Pilot Knob Road Monday afternoon.

Snowfall puts a strain on city staff


Any hopes that last week's warm temperatures might bring an early thaw were more or less crushed by Mother Nature when she dumped somewhere around 15 inches of snow to Farmington Sunday and Monday.

Even early into Tuesday afternoon, piles of snow lined the downtown streets while city plow crews worked their third day in a row, trying to get rid of all of the extra snow.

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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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