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Work is on schedule at ice arena


Take a quick peek through the doors of the Schmitz-Maki Ice Arena these days and you might think you're in a sandbox rather than an ice arena.

The floor inside has been completely torn out, and inside, there are mounds of gravel where there is usually ice. But Farmington Parks and Recreation director Randy Distad says that's a good thing.

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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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