ST. PAUL  (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton will make a campaign stop at St. Cloud State University on Sunday evening.

Kristin Sosanie, a spokeswoman from the Barack Obama campaign, confirms the doors to the public will open at 6:45 p.m. at SCSU's Atwood Memorial Center.

This event is free and open to the public.  Tickets are not required for entry.

Clinton is expected to lay out his views on the economy and how he feels President Obama will repair it if reelected.

Minnesota has gotten more attention in the last phase of the presidential race.

Romney running mate Paul Ryan visits Minneapolis Sunday.

The state last backed a Republican for president in 1972.

A major independent group working to elect Republican Mitt Romney is entering Minnesota's TV market just days before Election Day with a $1.4 million ad buy, and former President Bill Clinton will make his second trip to the state in less than a week on Sunday.

Crossroads GPS said Friday it will spend $1.4 million to air an ad statewide about President Barack Obama and the national debt. The group is the nonprofit arm of the American Crossroads super PAC, tied to former President George W. Bush's political adviser Karl Rove.