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  • Minnesota State Fish

    Minnesota State Fish

    We are proud to have the walleye as our state fish in Minnesota. This fish is a popular gamefish in many lakes and rivers. Walleyes are known for their great taste and fighting power. This blog post will discuss everything you need to know about the walleye! We will cover where to find them, how […]

  • Minnesota State Bird

    Minnesota State Bird

    Ah, summer in Minnesota. Long days spent on the lake, fishing off the dock, and the sound of loons calling in the distance. There’s nothing quite like it. The loon is so iconic to Minnesota that it was named our state bird in 1961. Here’s everything you need to know about this amazing bird. The […]

  • The Seven Regions of Minnesota

    Minnesota has plenty to offer in terms of natural beauty and diverse landscapes. It’s often said that there are seven different ‘states’ within Minnesota, each with its unique character.  Let’s look at each region in detail. The Minnesota Twin Cities The locals refer to the Minnesota Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis as “The […]

  • Best Beaches in Minnesota

    What’s more relaxing than spending the day at a beautiful beach? Minnesota has some great ones! There are plenty of fantastic beaches in this state, but we think these ten will leave you feeling satisfied. 1) Thomas Beach, Lake Calhoun The picturesque setting and calm waters of Thomas Beach on Lake Calhoun make it one […]

  • Minnesota State Flower

    Did you know that the pink and white lady slipper is Minnesota’s state flower? This delicate and beautiful flower has been a symbol of the North Star State since 1902. Minnesota Statutes 1902 section 1.142 spells out its adoption.  A 28-mile highway between Blackeduck, MN, and Cass Lake, MN, was once called the “Scenic Highway.” It’s now named […]

  • Minnesota State Tree

    Did you know that Minnesota has an official state tree? It’s true! The red pine, also known as the Norway pine, was designated as the state tree by state legislation passed in 1953.  The legislation establishing the red pine as Minnesota’s state tree can be found in Chapter 1, Section 1.143 of the Minnesota Statutes. […]

  • Ole and Lena Jokes

    If you’re from the Midwest like Minnesota, chances are you’ve heard a few Ole and Lena jokes in your day. For those of you who aren’t familiar, Ole and Lena are the stereotypical Norwegian couple who are the butt of many jokes. They’re known for their thick accents, love of lutefisk, and, well, not being […]

  • Minnesota Jokes About Winter

    Minnesota jokes about winter help us deal with the challeges we face by laughing at Minnesota winter jokes. Most family vacation destinations in Minnesota include beautiful family vacation resorts, cabins, and dozens of state parks and many other top family vacations spots. We love to share Minnesota jokes. Winter gives us lots of opportunity to […]

  • Viola Minnesota Gopher Count Festival

    Viola Minnesota is in southern Minnesota near Rochester. Viola is known state-wide as the site of the annual Gopher Count Festival. The Gopher Count Festival has been held on the third Thursday in June nearly every year since 1874 and is the longest-running annual community festival in Minnesota. The festival attracts hundreds of people from […]