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Work on Farmington Veterans Memorial delayed


Earlier this year, organizers of Farmington’s new veterans memorial planned to dedicate the memorial at the end of this month. Now, though, the date has delayed to September.

The wet weather of late has caused some of the hold up, committee member Leon Orr said, but work is being done when the conditions allow. More of the issue, he said, is getting all of the materials fabricated and ready for installation.

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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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