Sarah McKenzie

Freedom Riders rally Downtown Monday

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The Minnesota Freedom Ride, a bus tour through Southern Minnesota designed to raise awareness of issues facing immigrant workers, will end in a rally at the Hennepin County Government Center, 300 S. 6th St., on Monday, Oct. 4 at 4 p.m.

Several local labor union officials are scheduled to appear at the rally. More than 1,000 people are expected to attend, said Alison Quito Ziegler, a ride organizer.

The bus tour started in Minneapolis on Sept. 30 and stopped in several Southern Minnesota towns, including Northfield, Rochester and Owatonna.

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