The three Republicans who are vying to take on 1st District DFL Representative Tim Walz will be in Albert Lea Saturday to win the party's endorsement.
Delegates to the First District Republicans' convention will choose between Rochester state Representative Mike Benson, of Rochester; businessman Jim Hagedorn, of Blue Earth; and Army veteran Aaron Miller, of Byron.
The Post-Bulletin reports the convention kicks off at 9:30 a.m. at Southwest Middle School. All three candidates have vowed to abide by the party's endorsement. The winner will be taking on Walz, the four-term Democrat from Mankato.