President Donald Trump will be visiting Mankato on Monday, Aug. 17, and will be reportedly addressing jobs and the economy, as well as recent civil unrest in Minneapolis.
In the 2016 election, Trump narrowly lost the state to Hillary Clinton.
Minnesota has not voted for a Republican presidential candidate since Richard Nixon in 1972.
Mankato is also located in Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District, where current incumbent Rep. Jim Hagedorn flipped the seat to Republicans in 2018.
Challenging Hagedorn in this year’s election is DFL candidate Dan Feehan.