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Farmers Union plans Capitol trip

WORTHINGTON -- Minnesota Farmers Union will host a bus from southwest Minnesota to attend Day at the Capitol on Feb. 24.

The bus will depart the Super 8 in Worthington at 5:45 a.m.; the Windom Co-op in Windom at 6:30 a.m.; and the Junction Café at the intersection of U.S. 71 and Minnesota 14 at 7 a.m. before making stops in other communities on the way to St. Paul.

Those who wish to drive may request a one-day parking pass in the lot across from the state Capitol.

Items to be discussed during the event include health care, property taxes, the state budget, animal welfare and energy.

To register for the trip or request a parking pass, call 1-800-969-3380. The registration deadline is Monday.