Why is Minnesota named 'Minnesota'?
The name comes from the Dakota Indian (Sioux) word for "whitish" or "clouded water," and refers to the Minnesota River in the southwestern part of the state.
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Actually, the amount of snow kind of depends on WHERE in the stateyou are talking about. The southern parts of the state do not getas much or regular snow cover that the north…ern regions do. Thereis lots of hockey, downtown St. Paul is filled with differentevents and restaurants, and the north is filled with state parksand scenery. The second largest tourist destination in Minnesota is actually acasino. We have several large casinos in the state, and the onemost visited is closed to the largest metro area of Minneapolis/StPaul. The state contains a wide variety of destinations and attractions.In the center of the state a confluence of prairie, hardwood, andbluffland merge to become a mecca for birdwatchers, especiallyduring migration. Northern MN boast many stunning views along the North Shore of LakeSuperior. Duluth is the hub of many conventions during the year anda wonderful vacation spot. Southern MN is host to the world class medical facility, MayoClinic, in Rochester - about 80 miles south of Minneapolis/St.Paul.Visitors can get there from GO Rochester Direct shuttle from theMSP airport. The cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul both boast many worthydestinations. Choose from a number of museums, parks, shopping,lakes and water activities. There is an extensive trail systemwhich makes walking, biking, and skating in these cities a realpleasure. The best way to find what might interest you is to use the ExploreMinnesota website which has a great searchable database ofinformation about destinations and activities in the state.
usa, in the midwest In the United States of America. It is located along the northern border in the center of the country. It borders Canada, and the states of North Dakota, S…outh Dakota, Iowa, and Wisconsin. South of Canada north of Iowa east of North Dakota and west of Wisconsin.
The word Minnesota comes from the Dakota language name for the Minnesota River: Mnisota
He is a bear named T.C. It stands for twin cities.
Minnesota has 2 mascots. Viktor the Viking & Ragnar the onlyhuman mascot in the NFL.
The name came from the Native Americans!
Minnesota is a cold place (in the winters) it can get to about -25 to 25 degrees in the winter but in the summer it is a nice place to go 70 to 90 degrees great weather to be …at one of are 10,000 lakes but be careful the sun in Minnesota last year I burnt my noses skin off from the sun so don't forget to wear sun screen or a winter coat.
The team is known as the Minnesota Wild. Although their logo appears to be either a wildcat or a bear, they simply go by the Wild.
Minnesota, means "sky-tinted water" in the Dakota Indian Tribe
The name comes from the dakota language meaning cloudy water.
The current manager of the Minnesota Twins is Ron Gardenhire.
In 1997, there were several names suggested for the new NHL expansion franchise, including Blue Ox, Freeze, Northern Lights, Voyagers, White Bears, and Wild. The team leadersh…ip chose the name Wild, because they felt it was the most appropriate name for the team.
The city of Nimrod was named after the Biblical Nimrod, the grandson of Ham. The village was incorporated as a city on December 4, 1946. According to the 2000 census, its popu…lation was 75. See related links for more information about Nimrod, MN.
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You can get to Minnesota in many different ways. You can fly, drive, arrive by boat, arrive by train and these are four options. If you drive by land from the north you arrive… via Canada (Manitoba or Ontario), driving from the US from the south you come in via Iowa, from the west via South or North Dakota and from the east via Wisconsin.
Minnesota is a northern state in the USA. The USA is in North America.