On Tuesday, October 22, the Minnesota Senate Capital Investment Committee will visit the Mankato area as part of the third leg of its #MNfrastructure statewide bonding tour. The stops come on the first day of the committee’s three-day bus tour of capital requests in Southwestern Minnesota. In total, the committee will hear more than two dozen proposals from local governments, colleges, state agencies, and other entities seeking financing through state-issued bonds. More information, including the full tour schedule, can be found on the MNfrastructure website.


The committee will make the following area stops on Tuesday, October 22:


  • Project: Henderson Area Minnesota River Scenic Byway projects
    • Driving tour (12:00 p.m.): Sibley County Scenic Byway #6
    • Presentation (12:15 p.m.): Henderson RoadHaus (514 Main St, Henderson, MN 56044)
    • Driving tour (12:45 p.m.): State Highway 93


  • Project: Water quality mitigation and riverbank restoration
    • Presentation (2:10 p.m.): Land of Memories Park (100 Amos Owens Ln, Mankato, MN 56001)


  • Project: 2020-2021 Vernon Center Project
    • Presentation (3:25 p.m.): Vernon Center City Hall (100 Oak St N, Vernon Center, MN 56090)


  • Project: Lake Crystal Area Recreation Center
    • Presentation (4:05 p.m.): Lake Crystal City Hall & Public Library (100 E Robinson St, Lake Crystal, MN 56055)