It is important to attend the DFL caucus on Feb. 6 to make sure we have delegates to the county and state conventions who support Tim Walz.

We have an excellent candidate for Minnesota governor in Tim in that he is able to get support from members of both parties, would represent an outstate point of view at the capitol, and is a strong supporter of education and science.

At a time when science is being disparaged and scientific research underfunded at the national level, at least at the state level we need a leader who is forward-looking, rational, and supportive of education.

William Goff, La Crescent.