SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Senate Capital Investment Committee, also known as the Bonding Committee, will be touring Bemidji on Oct. 1. The Bonding Tour is made up of senators who serve on the committee, state experts from Minnesota Management and Budget, and local elected officials. Sen. Tom Saxhaug (DFL-Grand Rapids) will be joining the tour while his […] Read more
ST. PAUL, MINN – Dozens of plaid-clad Bemidji residents descended on St. Paul capitol grounds on Wednesday for the 10th annual Bemidji Day on the Hill. As one of the most brightly colored days on the hill, legislators, staff and Bemidji residents all enjoy donning their red and black buffalo plaid accessories for the day. […] Read more
ST. PAUL, MINN – In Beltrami County, the closest veterans nursing home is nearly 100 miles away. With an aging population of around 31,000 veterans living in the state’s 16 northern most counties, veterans services are in high demand. It’s for these reasons Senator Tom Saxhaug (DFL-Grand Rapids) made funding for a Bemidji veterans home […] Read more
I hope the Capital Investment Committee will see the value in putting money into some of the Northern Minnesota’s best learning and cultural institutions.