Hagedorn to hold 1st in-person town hall of 2021

Town hall to be held in La Crescent.

U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn speaks during a groundbreaking event for a $79.2 million runway improvements project Friday, May 7, 2021, at the Rochester International Airport. (Joe Ahlquist /

LA CRESCENT -- Rep. Jim Hagedorn will host a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 7, at the La Crescent Area Event Center, 595 Veterans Parkway.

The meetin gwill be the first in-person town hall hosted by Hagedorn in 2021 since the pandemic began to recede from people's lives. The meeting will provide a discussion on a range of federal issues and their impact on southern Minnesota.

Hagedorn said the La Crescent meeting will be the first in a series conducted in the state's 1st District, with at least one in each of the district's 21 counties.

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During the 2019-2020 term, Hagedorn held 21 in-person town halls and six via radio and telephone. Hagedorn said that was the most town halls held by anyone in the Minnesota congressional delegation.


Those interested in Tuesday's meeting should reach out to the Mankato district office at 507-323-6090.

If you go

What: Hagedorn Town Hall with Houston County residents.

When: 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 7.

Where: La Crescent Area Event Center, 595 Veterans Parkway, La Crescent, 55947.

Matthew Stolle has been a Post Bulletin reporter since 2000 and covered many of the beats that make up a newsroom. In his first several years, he covered K-12 education and higher education in Rochester before shifting to politics. He has also been a features writer. Today, Matt jumps from beat to beat, depending on what his editor and the Rochester area are producing in terms of news. Readers can reach Matthew at 507-281-7415 or
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