Senate Candidates Speak in Farmfest Forum
MORGAN, Minn. -- In anticipation of next week's primary election, all five candidates for Minnesota's seat in the U.S. Senate met Tuesday to speak about rural and agricultural issues.
They spoke in a forum at Minnesota's hub for all things ag: Farmfest.
The speakers included incumbent democratic senator Tina Smith, republican candidates Karin Housley and Bob Anderson and democratic candidates Richard Painter and Nick Leonard.
Local ag leaders asked questions from the public about tariffs, health care, infrastructure, and even topics like broadband internet in rural areas as well as mental health of farmers.
Minnesota's primary election is next Tuesday, Aug. 14.
--KEYC News 12