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Looking Back: Local businesses were robbed in 1936

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50 years ago

From the January 19, 1961 edition of the

Dakota County Tribune

Father of 15 rents garage in Coates



Carl Falkenberg, of Holcombe, Wisconsin, whose family includes 15 children has rented the Coates Station garage from Bud Peterson of Coates, taking possession, Wednesday, January 11. Peterson operates the tavern and lunch room.

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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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