State Sen. Mike Parry, R-Waseca, will formally launch his campaign for Congress with a tour of the First District on Thursday and Friday.
Parry is seeking the Republican endorsement to challenge incumbent Democratic Congressman Tim Walz in 2012. He has nine stops planned over the next two days.
Here's Parry's schedule:
Thursday, Nov. 3
8:00 a.m, Winona (Hy-Vee Dining Room, 1475 West Service Drive)
10:30 a.m., Rochester (Canadian Honker Restaurant, 1203 Second Street SW)
1:30 p.m., Austin (Coffee House on Main, 329 North Main)
3:30 p.m., Albert Lea (Trumble's Restaurant, 1811 East Main Street)
5:00 p.m., Owatonna (Torey's Restaurant, 685 West Bridge Street)
Friday, Nov. 4
8:00 a.m., New Ulm (Ulmer Café, 115 North Minnesota Street)
10:00 a.m., Mankato (Happy Chef, 51646 US Highway 169)
1:00 p.m., Fairmont (Perkins Restaurant, I-90 and Highway 15)
3:00 p.m., Worthington (Blue Line Café, I-90 and Highway 60)