State Auditor Blaha to Present Annual State of Main Street - For April 17, 2023

Contact: Donald McFarland | 651-236-0494

“We are telling the story behind the numbers”

Saint Paul, MN – State Auditor Julie Blaha will present the annual State of Main Street on Monday, April 17 at 11:00 a.m. in the State Capitol Press Room B971. This presentation is the culmination event following four regional listening sessions in March that brought together the expertise of local government leaders and our data. Auditor Blaha will be joined by county, city, and township leaders.

“The feedback we received from our listening sessions leads to a deeper understanding of local issues,” said Auditor Blaha. “We are telling the story behind the numbers.”

Members of the press are welcome to attend the press conference in-person. For those who prefer to join virtually, advance registration for Zoom participants is required.

WHAT: State Auditor Blaha’s Annual State of Main Street Presentation

WHERE: State Capitol Press Room B971 and live-streamed on YouTube

WHEN: Monday, April 17 at 11:00 a.m.


  • Julie Blaha, Minnesota State Auditor
  • OSA Government Information Division staff
  • Kevin Anderson, Hennepin County Commissioner
  • Karla Bigham, Washington County Commissioner
  • Shelly Carlson, Moorhead Mayor
  • Jim Checkel, Ashland Township Supervisor
  • Sharon Hanson, Marshall City Administrator
  • Trista MatasCastillo, Ramsey County Commissioner & Board Chair
  • Mary Jo McGuire, Ramsey County Commissioner & Association of Minnesota Counties President
  • Sheila-Marie Untiedt, Stillwater Township Chair

Additional participants may be added.