On the stump…

The candidates for governor will be active on the campaign trail this weekend.

Democrat Mark Dayton will go hunting with DFL Rep. Collin Peterson in Montevideo on Saturday morning. He will then return to the Twin Cities to attend President Obama’s rally at the University of Minnesota and will attend a private fundraiser after the event.

On Sunday, Dayton will attend two church services in North Minneapolis with DFL Rep. Bobby Jo Champion.

Republican Tom Emmer will hold several campaign rallies on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, he’ll hold a rally with GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann in Woodbury at 11:30, a rally with GOP Rep. John Kline in Burnsville at 1pm, a rally in Chanhassen at 2:30 and a rally with GOP Rep. Erik Paulsen in Minnetonka at 4:30.

On Sunday, Emmer will attend a rally with Gov. Pawlenty in St. Louis Park at 2:30.

IP candidate Tom Horner will go to a tailgate before the University of Minnesota football game.

On Sunday, Horner will attend a Latino candidate forum in Minneapolis at 2:30pm.

All three candidate will attend KSTP’s live gubernatorial debate at 6pm on Sunday night.