MANKATO, Minn. -- Gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz visited Mankato West Saturday as part of his campaign rally for governor of Minnesota.

His speech highlighted the importance of education and labor jobs in Minnesota.

He will need to beat out democratic candidates Erin Murphy and Lori Swanson in the primary election to secure a spot on November's general election ballot.

Minnesota's primary election is this Tuesday, Aug. 14.

--KEYC News 12