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Mini Session Itinerary

Wednesday, October 2
Austin Day Trip
Time Committees Event Description Location
Tour of the Hormel plant and Hormel Institute.* Hormel Plant
10:00am- Agriculture and Food Finance 1101 Main St N, Austin, MN 55912
12:30pm and Policy Hormel Institute
801 16th Ave NE, Austin, MN 55912
Bonding and Environment tour stops: Riverland Riverland Community College 1900
Community College; Austin Wastewater Treatment 8th Ave NW, Austin, MN 55912
Capital Investment
Plant; and Cedar River Watershed District Phase 2 Wastewater Treatment Plant, 1205
Environment and Natural
10:00am- Implementation projects. Presentations and drive-by Main Street S., Austin, MN 55912
Resources Finance
12:30pm of 4th Ave Riverview State Water Trail CRWD project stops at locations
Environment and Natural
Enhancement and Ramsey Scientific and Natural surrounding Austin. Drive-by: Ramsey
Resources Policy
Area Site Improvements.* Dam, 3620 11th Place NE, Austin and
4th Ave, 689 4th Ave NE, Austin, MN
Tour of Riverland Community College and Hormel Riverland Community College
10:00am- Higher Education Finance and Institute.* 1900 8th Ave NW, Austin, MN 55912
12:30pm Policy Hormel Institute
801 16th Ave NE, Austin, MN 55912
Tours of local area schools in Austin and Riverland Riverland Community College
Community College.* 1900 8th Ave NW, Austin, MN 55912
10:00am- Education Finance Sumner Elementary School
12:30pm Education Policy 805 8th Ave NW, Austin, MN 55912
Austin High School
301 3rd St NW, Austin, MN 55912
10:00am- Public hearing on the 2020 Census preparation and Austin City Hall, 500 4th Ave NE,
Subcommittee on Elections
12:30pm redistricting. Austin, MN 55912
12:30pm- Member lunch at Steve’s Pizza.* 421 Main St N, Austin, MN 55912
All members and staff

Water Division Tour of Niagara Cave 29842 Co Hwy 30, Harmony, MN
Environment and Natural Discussion of Karst Region* 55939
Resources Finance
Environment and Natural
Resources Policy
Rochester Day Trip
Time Committees Event Description Location
Health and Human Services Health education workforce tour at the Mayo University of Minnesota-Rochester
Finance Clinic.* Campus, 111 S. Broadway, Room 417
Health and Human Services Rochester, MN 55904
Long-Term Care
Health and Human Services Public informational hearing on Prescription Drug University of Minnesota-Rochester
Finance Prices Campus, 111 S. Broadway, Room 417
Health and Human Services Rochester, MN 55904
Long-Term Care
Public hearing on Rochester clean energy initiatives, University of Minnesota-Rochester
12:00pm- Energy and Climate Finance
tour of energy facilities.* Campus, 111 S. Broadway, Room 417
4:00pm and Policy
Rochester, MN 55904
4:00pm- Tour of Mayo Clinic.* 200 First St. SW
All Rochester Attendees
5:00pm Rochester, MN 55905
Reception at Winona History Center Winona County History Center
All House members will attend a reception with a 160 Johnson St
6:30pm- All House members and dinner, one hour program with local leaders Winona, MN 55987
9:00pm limited staff addressing members, remarks from House
leadership, and a one hour social hour with
community booths set up.

Thursday, October 3
Time Committees Event Description Location
Breakfast and a community conversation w/ Winona Winona High School
Education Finance
Senior High School teachers and students and WSU 901 Gilmore Ave
Education Policy
faculty and students. Tour of Education Village at Winona, MN 55987
8:00am- Early Childhood
Winona State University – a brand new education
12:00pm Finance Higher
training center for early and secondary education.* WSU Education Village
352 Center St
Winona, MN 55987
Public informational hearing at Winona City Hall on Winona City Hall
Taxes local property taxes, including testimony and 207 Lafayette St.
Property Taxes discussion on what costs are increasing the most and Winona, MN 55987
the impact on the community.
Tour Winona State University’s Gildemeister/Watkins WSU Education Village, 352 Center
Hall with presentation on Center for Interdisciplinary St, Winona, MN 55987.
Collaboration project. Tour of the Education Village.
Tour Minnesota State College-Southeast HEAPR Will walk to Gildemeister/Watkins
needs. Tour Port of Winona, after viewing Harbor and Hall. Minnesota State College-SE:
8:00am- possibly unloading of windmill blades, travel the 1250 Homer Rd
Capital Investment
12:00pm Gateway to Levee Park meeting in the parking lot at Winona, MN 55987
60 Main Street.*
Winona Port, 978 Riverview Dr.,
Winona MN 55987. Levee Park,
Winona, MN 55987

Roundtable discussion open to the public with Project Roundtable discussion: Winona Area
FINE and the REACH Program, focusing on economic Chamber of Commerce - 902 East
and workforce development; tour of WSU’s Composite Second Street, Suite 120, Winona, MN
Jobs and Economic Materials Engineering Program; tour of RTP Co. 55987
Development Headquarters, a global compounder of custom
Greater Minnesota Jobs engineered thermoplastics.* WSU Composite engineering
and Economic program, 175 W Mark St.
Development Winona, MN 55987

RTP Co., 580 E Front St.

Winona, MN 55987
Tour of the Winona County Courthouse followed by a Winona County Courthouse
round-table discussion with the State Court 171 W 3rd St
Administrator and judges from the 3rd Judicial district; Winona, MN 55987
topics will include the new District-wide Veterans’
Treatment Court; Juvenile Truancy Court program and
Greater Minnesota’s access and growing need for
Judiciary Finance and
Interpreter services. Following this event will be an
Civil Law
8:00am- open to the public round-table discussion with Winona
Public Safety and
12:00pm County Attorney, and Chair of the Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Reform
Coordinating Council to discuss Criminal Justice
Finance and Policy
Reform in general in Greater Minnesota, the planning
for a Family Treatment Court in Winona, the Juvenile
Diversion program, re-entry programs and probation.
The morning session will conclude with a brief
discussion with WSU Criminal Justice Department
Faculty about POST certification.

Cal Fremling Boat Tour on Mississippi River: Details Cal Fremling Floating Classroom
to be finalized but will include presentation on the event will take place on the
Environment and
history of the floating classroom, presentations by Mississippi River
Natural Resources
U.S. Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Army Corps of
8:00am- Finance
Engineers, Department of Natural Resources, and
12:00pm Environment and
presentations from Winona State University faculty
Natural Resources
and students on work done on Mississippi River. The
boat will make a stop at an island and a lock and
Public presentation on Adverse Childhood Experiences Roundtable discussion: Winona
(ACEs) community education and trauma-informed County Office Building, 202 W 3rd St,
services by Winona State University. Roundtable Winona, MN 55987
discussion with county human services staff regarding
implementation of the Families First Prevention Hiawatha Bluffs Living, 1433 W
Health and Human
Services Act. Service Dr, Winona, MN 55987
Services Finance
Health and Human
12:00pm Tour of Hiawatha Bluffs Living, a supportive housing Winona Friendship Center, 251 Main
Services Policy
facility administered by the Hiawatha Valley Mental St, Winona, MN 55987
Long-Term Care
Health Center.*

Tour of the Friendship Center, a facility that supports

the quality of life for older adults and is the only
nationally accredited senior center in Minnesota.*
Tour various transportation sites across the city of Tours will be throughout city of
8:00am- Transportation Finance Winona and surrounding region, including but not Winona
12:00pm and Policy limited to: local county roads tour, Winona Port
Authority, Winona Railway Station, among others.*
Winona Friendship Center
12:30pm- All House members and
Box lunch* 251 Main St
1:30pm staff
Winona, MN 55987

Public informational hearing in the city of Caledonia Four Seasons Community Center
3:00pm- Taxes on local property taxes, including testimony and 900 N Kingston St
4:30pm Property Taxes discussion on what costs are increasing the most and Caledonia, MN 55921
the impact on the community.
Public community conversation about bridges to post- Minnesota State College Southeast –
Education Finance secondary education opportunities at Southeast Winona Campus
1:30pm- Education Policy Technical College. 1250 Homer Rd, Winona, MN 55987
6:00pm Higher Education St. Mary’s University
Finance and Policy Public community conversation about Higher 700 Terrace Heights, Winona, MN
Education at St. Mary's University. 55987
Tour of the MiEnergy Cooperative in Rushford, MN.* MiEnergy Cooperative
Greater MN Jobs and 31110 Cooperative Way, Rushford
1:30pm- Economic Development Following the tour will be two public roundtable Village, MN 55971
6:00pm Energy and Climate discussions. The first will focus on broadband
Finance and Policy development and disaster aid, and the second will
focus on energy policy and initiatives.
Legacy Finance Tours of: Winona History Center, Garvin Brook, Tours across Winona and surrounding
Environment and Farmers Park (Lewiston, MN), a Clean Water area
Natural Resources Partnership Rain Garden.
Finance Roundtable will be at Stark Hall
Environment and Public roundtable discussion with community/student Auditorium, 175 W Mark St, Winona,
Natural Resources input on Pollinators and Plastics. MN 55987
Cal Fremling boat tour of transportation sites, Informational hearing location:
including a presentation on the new bridges in Winona Winona City Hall
and the Winona port.* 207 Lafayette St.
1:30pm- Transportation Finance
Winona, MN 55987
6:00pm and Policy
Public hearing at the Winona City Hall on local
transportation issues in Winona and the SE Minnesota

Childcare in Greater Minnesota public hearing with Winona County History Center
Early Childhood presentations and testimony on the childcare shortage 160 Johnson St
Finance in Minnesota including informational overviews, Winona, MN 55987
Housing Finance economic impacts, and public testimony. Following
Jobs and Economic the childcare discussion will be presentations from the
Development city of Winona, Winona County and mental health
providers to discuss housing issues in SE Minnesota.
Reception at Minnesota Marine Art Museum Minnesota Marine Art Museum
All House members will attend a reception at the 800 Riverview Dr
6:30pm- All House members and museum. Winona, MN 55987
9:00pm limited staff

Friday, October 4
Time Committees Event Description Location
Veterans Committee trip to visit/tour the Veterans Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery –
8:00am- Veterans and Military
Cemetery in Preston, MN.* Preston
11:00am Affairs
715 US-52, Preston, MN 55965
8:00am- Open community meet and greet at the city of On Lake Winona in Veterans
House Members TBD
11:00am Winona Bandshell. Memorial Park, Winona, MN
9:00am- Public meeting of House leadership and the Ways Winona City Hall, 207 Lafayette St.,
House Leadership and
11:00am and Means committee members meet with City of Winona, MN 55987
Ways and Means
Winona community leaders.
11:30am- Brunch with All House Members and Staff. Winona State University – Tau
All Members and Staff
1:30pm Rotunda
2:30pm- Depart from Winona for St. Paul.
House Members and Staff
3:30pm- Depart from Winona for Prairie Island Indian
5:30pm Community, topics to be covered are TBD.

*Due to site limitations, all tours are for legislators and staff only.