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Next Wednesday afternoon will be like every other day at Boeckman Middle School... except for the presence of dozens of mayors and city officials from around the state, and a helicopter possibly landing in the parking lot.


Oh yeah, and Gov. Tim Pawlenty will be around the building, too.

The students will not have much interaction with the building guests, but BMS has been named as the host site for Minnesota's first Yellow Ribbon Summit.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard joined the Woodbury Bulletin staff in November, 2014, after 14 years covering news for the Bulletin's sister publication, the Farmington Rosemount Independent Town Pages.  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 American Legion Auxiliary Clifford Larson Unit 189 of Farmington, and is the 2014-15 Third District President to the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota. Michelle is also 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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