The Association of Minnesota Counties is hosting a luncheon forum to discuss transportation needs and opportunities facing north central Minnesota.

Many area county commissioners, mayors, county engineers, local legislators and other community leaders are expected to attend and participate.

The forum will be noon-1 p.m. Friday and will take place in the Crow Wing County Highway Department meeting room, 16589 County Road 142, Brainerd.

Those interested are asked to RSVP to Leslie Rosedahl at