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Blowing snow made for dangerous conditions Sunday on Dakota County roads.

Snow creates dangerous driving conditions Sunday


Sunday’s snow, high winds and dropping temperatures have resulted in several road closures in southern Dakota County.

According to a dispatcher at the Dakota County Communications Center, Highway 3 north of the 195th Street roundabout and south of County Road 46 was closed by the Minnesota State Patrol just after 1 p.m. due to an accident. That section of Highway 3 remained closed at 5 p.m.

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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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