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Tour of Minnesota stop in Morris June 16

The Tour of Minnesota, formerly the Klobuchar Bike Ride, will be making a stop in Morris as part of its 44th annual ride.

The week-long bicycle camping tour begins on Friday, June 15, in Willmar. The tour then stops in Morris on June 16, and will be camping at the Morris Area Elementary School. After Morris, they will travel to Fergus Falls, Little Falls, St. Cloud and back to Willmar for a total of 385 miles of biking. The daily mileage will range from 45 miles to about 80 miles with an average daily mileage of about 60 miles.

The tour was started by former Minneapolis Star Tribune writer Jim Klobuchar in 1974.