Local candidates square off on issues likely to face the next Congress, including education, healthcare and economic issues. Lakeland PBS, The Bemidji Pioneer, The Brainerd Dispatch and KAXE Northern Community Radio are joining forces to bring you Debate Night. It is four nights of debates involving state lawmakers from throughout North Central Minnesota.

2020 Debate Night Schedule:

Monday, October 5th
7 p.m. – MN House District 2B – Steve Green & David Suby
8 p.m. – MN Senate District 2 – Paul Utke & Leonard Alan Roy
9 p.m. – MN House District 2A – Matt Grossell & Jeremiah Liend

Tuesday, October 6th
7 p.m. – MN House District 5B – Joe Abeyta & Spencer Igo
8 p.m. – MN Senate District 5 – Justin Eichorn & Rita Albrecht
9 p.m. – MN House District 5A – John Persell & Matt Bliss

Thursday, October 8th
7 p.m. – MN Congressional 7th District – Collin Peterson & Michelle Fischback
8 p.m. – MN Senate District 9 – Paul Gazelka & A. John Peters
9 p.m. – MN House District 9A – John Poston & Alex Hering

Friday, October 9th
7 p.m. – MN House District 10B – Dale Lueck & Gaylene Spolarich
8 p.m. – MN Senate District 10 – Carrie Ruud & Steve Samuelson
9 p.m. – MN House District 10A – Josh Heintzeman & Dale Menk

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