ST. CLOUD - The candidates running for the 6th Congressional District will face each other in a debate in St. Cloud later this month.

The St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce and the St. Cloud Rotary Club are co-hosting the event on Tuesday, October 21st at 12:30 p.m. at the Le St. Germain Hotel.

The focus of the debate will be issues of concern to business.

Republican Tom Emmer, Democrat Joe Perske, and Independence Party candidate John Denney have all been invited to participate.

Seating is limited, so if you want to go you're asked to register by Friday, October 17th. You can register online at

Incumbent Michele Bachmann is not running for re-election to Congress.