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N.D. Democrats to visit Minnesota convention

North Dakota Democrats will cross the river for Minnesota's Seventh District DFL convention on Saturday, May 17, at the Arrowwood in Alexandria.

KFGO Radio personality and North Dakota State Senator Joel Heitkamp will serve as Master of Ceremonies at the event, which will feature U.S. Senator Kent Conrad and Congressman Earl Pomeroy.

Delegates to the convention, which begins at 12:30 p.m., will endorse a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, and will elect delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Denver.

The public is welcome to attend the social hour at 5 p.m. and banquet at 6 p.m. For banquet tickets, contact Ann Darby at 218-233-7934 or