Rich in timber, wildlife,fertile soil, and minerals, Minnesota attracted settlers in the late 1800s. It became a state in 1858. Iron ore is sourced from open pit mines in the east and shipped from Duluth, the westernmost deep-water port on the St. Lawrence Seaway. Thousands of lakes draw vacationers for fishing and canoeing. The Mississippi River originates from Lake Itasca. Minneapolis is the largest city in Minnesota; St. Paul is its capital.
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Minnesota is the 14th largest state in the USA, bordered by Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Lake Superior, and the Canadian Provinces of Ontario and Manitoba. This site includes several maps of Minnesota.
Learn about urban, rural, and suburban real estate markets in Minnesota. Real estate agents, buyers, and sellers will appreciate the Minnesota real estate resources on this page.
This Minnesota map page comprises a detailed, scalable road map of Minnesota, as well as Interstate highway routes, scenic road information, and state transportation links.
North Dakota is the 17th largest USA state, bordered by South Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, and the Canadian Provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Visit this site to find printable maps of North Dakota.
South Dakota is the 16th largest USA state, bordered by North Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa, Montana, and Wyoming. Visit this site to learn more about South Dakota and find printable maps of the state.
Wisconsin is the 25th largest USA state, bounded by Lake Superior to the north, Illinois to the south, Minnesota and Iowa to the west, and Lake Michigan and the state of Michigan to the east.
The funeral of Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old killed on April 11 at a traffic stop in Minnesota, will be held on Thursday. On the eve of the ceremony, a visitation was held in the north of Minneapolis.
Daily Mail. Wed, 21 Apr 2021 23:08:02 GMT.
Years before he won a murder conviction for the death of George Floyd, Mr. Ellison, the Minnesota attorney general, was a young civil rights lawyer taking on police misconduct.
Tim Arango. New York Times. Wed, 21 Apr 2021 22:51:03 +0000.
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz joined "CBS This Morning" to discuss the guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin, and what it means for the push for policing and criminal justice reforms. ...
CBS News. Wed, 21 Apr 2021 09:36:18 -0400.
While the Minnesota Vikings addressed major issues by signing defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson and cornerback Patrick Peterson in free agency, there are other holes that must be filled.
By Steve Silverman, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 21 Apr 2021 08:00:00 -0400.