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

Town hall to be held in La Crescent.

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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 / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)

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.

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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 mstolle@postbulletin.com.
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