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‘Worst case’ is training focus for Farmington, Rosemount responders


No one likes to think about what would happen if a tornado struck this area. Fortunately, there are people who specialize in thinking those thoughts.

On April 23, first responders from the police, public works and fire departments in Farmington, Rosemount and Lakeville got together at the Dakota Communications Center for something called a tabletop training session. They were joined by paramedics from the area ambulance services, as well as representatives from the DCC.

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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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