Two of the statewide candidates for political office will be on the hunt for votes this weekend. They’ll also be on the hunt for critters.
Democrat Mark Dayton’s campaign is headed to Montevideo on Saturday morning to go pheasant hunting with DFL Rep. Collin Peterson. A campaign staffer says Dayton and Peterson have scheduled their hunt a little earlier than usual so Dayton can make it back for President Obama’s rally at the University of Minnesota.
Republican Secretary of State candidate Dan Severson is going squirrel hunting with Hmong Community leaders at the Wattercot Farm in St. Cloud at 8AM. Update: Severson will hunt with clan leaders Toua Zeng Lo, Leng Pha, Chu Chang and Sia Lo.
Severson will host a lunch after the hunt.