The Minnesota House Capital Investment Committee - the panel that makes preliminary decisions on state bonding requests - spent all of Tuesday either riding in a bus or listening to requests for state money.
The bus left the state Capitol at about 7 a.
Morrison County, one of 18 counties that will receive portions of the $4.5 million in disaster aid that was approved Monday by the Minnesota Legislature, will receive about $133,000 of that money, Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Cass County, said.
Richard Blanco, the poet who was selected to read at President Barack Obama's 2013 inauguration, will read poetry and conduct a workshop at Central Lakes College (CLC) in Brainerd next month.
Blanco, of Bethel, Maine, will conduct a noon Sept.