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Randy Distad is Farmington's parks and recreation director.

Talking about a stinky subject


Nobody really likes them. They're dark, stinky and germy. But sooner or later, everyone will use one.

Yep. We're talking about port-a-potties.

As much as you can count on youth sports teams practicing in your neighborhood park, you can pretty much bet there will be a port-a-potty there this summer, too. In fact, the city of Farmington recently entered a three-year contract with the company, Biffs, Inc., from Shakopee.

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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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