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Candidates to attend DFL fish fry next week in Bemidji

BEMIDJI—The Beltrami County Democratic-Farmer-Labor party is hosting a fish fry next week, with numerous candidates for local, state and national races confirmed to attend.

The event, scheduled from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 18, will take place at the Bemidji Eagles Club, 1270 Neilson Ave. SE.

According to a release, the suggested donation for the event is $15. Guests scheduled to attend the event include:

• District 57A Rep. Erin Maye Quade, Apple Valley, the endorsed DFL's 2018 Lt. gubernatorial candidate and running mate of District 64A Rep. Erin Murphy, St. Paul, who's seeking the party's nomination for governor.

• Retired journalist Michelle Lee, who's running in the DFL primary for Minnesota's Eighth Congressional District.

• Former District 5A Rep. John Persell, Bemidji, who's running to win his seat back.

• Michael Northbird, endorsed candidate for Minnesota House District 2A.