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UPDATE: Pawlenty to join Coleman at Morris rally

Both Minnesota U.S. Senate candidates and Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty are scheduled to visit Morris next week.

DFL challenger Al Franken is scheduled for a 10:30 a.m. stop at the University of Minnesota, Morris' Oyate Hall on Monday, Oct. 27, according to Stevens County DFL Party chairman Jeff Lamberty.

Dan Pagel, co-chair of the county's Republican Party, said incumbent Sen. Norm Coleman and Pawlenty will make a stop at DeToy's Family Restaurant in Morris on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 4:30 p.m.

Coleman, Franken and the Independence Party's Dean Barkley are the leading candidates for the state's Senate seat this year. Barkley spoke at UMM and the Morris Eagles Club earlier this month.

The general election is Nov. 4.