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BEMIDJI — The Minnesota House of Representatives’ Select Committee on Living Wage Jobs will be visiting Bemidji on Thursday to hear what workers have to say about Minnesota’s economy.

Local district representatives John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, and Roger Erickson, DFL-Baudette, are both scheduled to attend.

The forum will take place at 1 p.m. at Bemidji City Hall.

Area workers wishing to testify are asked to contact the committee administrator, Matthew Bergeron at (651) 296-5413 or email