Saint Paul Tour

Our final day of bonding tours focused on project proposals in the Capital City.

Twin Cities Tour, Day Two

Our second day of the Twin Cities tour started at an early education center in Minneapolis, traveled north to St. Cloud State University, stopped at St. Louis Park City Hall, and ended at Norway House in Minneapolis.

Minneapolis Tour

The first day of our last tour brought us through various stops in Minneapolis, including the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Lake St. and 35W bridge reconstruction.

Suburban Tour: Day Three

The final day of our suburban tour went through Blaine, Champlin, Plymouth, and St. Louis Park.

Suburban Tour: Day Two

Our second day through the suburbs brought us to Fort Snelling, the Minnesota Zoo, Normandale Community College, Inver Hills Community College, and the busiest transit station in the state of Minnesota.

Suburban Tour: Day One

The fifth bonding tour kicked off with a trip through the northeast suburbs. We toured project proposals in Lino Lakes, Hugo, Columbus, White Bear Lake, and Lake Elmo.

Southwest Tour: Day Three

The last day of the southwest tour brought the committee through Willmar, Litchfield, and Hutchinson. It also provided an opportunity for senators to switch transportation modes from the daily tour bus to a train.

Southwest Tour: Day Two

Day two included stops in St. Peter and Appleton, with a visit to Southwest Minnesota State University.

Southwest Tour: Day One

Photographs from the Senate Bonding Committee’s first day in southwest Minnesota, including tour stops in St. Peter, Windom, and Mankato.

Southeast Tour: Day Three

Pictures from the last day of the tour, including stops in Austin, Riverland Community College in Albert Lea, Medford City Hall and fire station, Minnesota State Academies in Faribault, the City of Dennison, and Cannon Falls.

Southeast Tour: Day Two

Pictures from day two of the southeast Minnesota bonding tour through Lanesboro, Preston, Forestville, Rochester, and Oronoco.

Southeast Tour: Day One

Photos from the first day of our Southeast Minnesota Tour as we traveled through Red Wing, Wabasha, and Winona.

Northwest Tour: Day Three

Pictures from the third day of the bonding tour, including stops in Grand Rapids, Bemidji, Itasca, and Cuyuna Country.

Northwest Tour: Day Two

Scenes from the Capital Investment Committee’s trip through Nielsville, Crookston, and East Grand Forks, including a visit to a bridge from Minnesota to North Dakota.

Northwest Tour: Day One

Photographs from day one of the tour, including Staples, Fergus Falls, and Moorhead. Right-click on the image to download to your computer.

Northeast Tour: Day Three

Senators visited the Soudan Underground Mine to learn about Iron Range history and the future of scientific exploration 2,300 feet under the ground. At Hibbing Community College, senators toured campus – with a brief stop to use the mining simulator – and then heard from several northeast Minnesota organizations with project proposals. The final stop was Hibbing High School, an architectural treasure with a rich history.

Northeast Tour: Day Two

Day two of the Northeast Minnesota tour, which included a drive up the North Shore and a stop at Split Rock Lighthouse. After a brief tour of the lighthouse, senators heard from cities and towns with project proposals from campgrounds and bike trails to waste water management systems.

Northeast Tour: Day One

After a stop at the Minnesota Corrections Facility in Rush City, senators traveled north to get a firsthand look at proposed bonding projects including a hockey arena in Moose Lake and a Lake Superior water contamination plan in Duluth.