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 Minnesota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Minnesota is in the sub-region known as the Upper Midwest.
Minnesota is exposed to blizzards during its long winter, and thunderstorms the rest of the year.
Minnesota is known for active yet quirky politics, with populism being a longstanding force among all of the state's political parties.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Minnesota   (4755 words)

  
 Minnesota River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Minnesota River is a tributary of the Mississippi River, approximately 332 miles (534 km) long, in the state of Minnesota in the United States.
Minnesota Territory, and later the state, were named for the river.
The Minnesota River was formed after the last ice age in North America.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Minnesota_River   (211 words)

  
 University of Minnesota Encyclopedia Article @ TheEntireWeb.com (The Entire Web)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, almost always abbreviated U of M, and sometimes referred to as The "U" by locals, is the oldest and largest part of the University of Minnesota system.
Minnesota's Fair is one of the largest in the United States, usually lasting twelve days, from late August through Labor Day in early September.
Minnesota is one of only 13 universities in the country offering NCAA Division I-A football, Division I men's and women's basketball, and Division I hockey.
www.theentireweb.com /encyclopedia/University_of_Minnesota   (3107 words)

  
 Welcome to Minnesota Swimming
Minnesota Swimming, Inc. (MSI) is an LSC (Local Swim Committee) of USA-Swimming.
MSI is a non-profit organization whose focus is competitive swimming and the benefits that youth get from being involved in a competitive activity.
Minnesota Swimming boasts an Olympic Gold Medalist - Tom Malchow - who won gold in 2000 after winning silver in 1996.
www.mnswim.org   (133 words)

  
 Minnesota State Arts Board
The Minnesota State Arts Board is a state agency that stimulates and encourages the creation, performance, and appreciation of the arts in the state.
Across the country, states are turning to arts-based economic development strategies to revive rural economies stung by geographic isolation, infrastructure deficiencies, and the flight of skilled workers to big cities, according to a new issue brief from the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center).
Minnesota has long been recognized nationally and internationally for the quality and scope of its arts activities.
www.arts.state.mn.us   (489 words)

  
 ESPN.com: Minnesota Wild Clubhouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Minnesota Wild winger Derek Boogaard was charged with assault causing bodily harm in connection with a nightclub fight.
The Minnesota Wild on Thursday re-signed left wing Pascal Dupuis to a one-year contract.
The Minnesota Wild re-signed restricted free agent defenseman Brent Burns to a multi-year contract on Monday.
sports.espn.go.com /nhl/clubhouse?team=min   (305 words)

  
 Minnesota Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Minnesota (base map) JPEG format (341K) County boundaries and names, county seats, rivers.
Minnesota (reference map) JPEG format (260K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
Minnesota (reference map) PDF format (192K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/minnesota.html   (304 words)

  
 University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
The University of Minnesota continues its tradition of entertainment and education at the state fair.
The University of Minnesota community celebrates the start of the college careers of the members of the Class of 2010.
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
www.umn.edu   (305 words)

  
 Minnesota OSHA
The mission of Minnesota OSHA is to make sure every worker in the state has a safe and healthful workplace.
Minnesota OSHA (MNOSHA) is committed to helping Minnesotans improve workplace safety and health.
Minnesota employees: You have the right to a safe and healthful workplace.
www.doli.state.mn.us /mnosha.html   (131 words)

  
 Minnesota State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
Minnesota Real Estate and New Homes - Find nearly all MLS listings for the greater Twin Cities area.
The Minnesota state flag is royal blue, with a gold fringe.
Three dates are woven into the wreath: 1858, the year Minnesota became a state; 1819, the year Fort Snelling was established; and 1893, the year the official flag was adopted.
www.50states.com /minnesot.htm   (295 words)

  
 Welcome to the Minnesota Hockey Website
Minnesota Hockey is the statewide governing body of amateur hockey in Minnesota and an affiliate of USA Hockey.
Since 1947, Minnesota Hockey (formerly known as the Minnesota Amateur Hockey Association) has been providing volunteer services for the development and promotion of all youth hockey in Minnesota.
As president of Minnesota Hockey I would like to thank all of those presidents and association board members that attended the meetings the past week.
www.minnesotahockey.org   (346 words)

  
 Minnesota Department of Education
The Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Office of Higher Education released new data today showing a nearly 20 percent increase in the number of Minnesota students taking Advanced Placement(AP) tests. 
Visitors to the Minnesota Department of Education booth had the opportunity to meet the program director, instructors and several students from various programs as they provided demonstrations -- including a very cool robotic device -- and answered questions about the STEP program.
Minnesota in top 10 for improving number of children in summer food program -- sponsors still needed
cfl.state.mn.us   (727 words)

  
 Minnesota North Star : Home
The Minnesota Department of Revenue reminds parents and guardians to keep cash register receipts and invoices.
As she prepares to lead an education delegation to China, Minnesota Education Commissioner Alice Seagren unveiled new Chinese language initiatives designed to better prepare Minnesota students to compete in the global marketplace.
Governor Tim Pawlenty today invited Minnesotans to come together to remember the heroes and victims of September 11th, 2001 at a memorial event marking the five-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
www.state.mn.us   (250 words)

  
 Minnesota Department of Agriculture
And the farm economy provides a buffer for Minnesota finances, protecting the state from the precipitous economic swings found in other states with less diversified economies.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture works to preserve and protect this important economic asset and lifestyle.
MDA inspectors examine seeds, plants and bulbs sold in Minnesota to make sure consumers are purchasing disease-free plant material and to prevent plant diseases and pests from entering Minnesota.
www.mda.state.mn.us   (569 words)

  
 Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
The workers' compensation system's purpose is to minimize the impact of work-related injuries or illnesses on workers and employers.
Minnesota OSHA is committed to helping Minnesotans improve workplace safety and health.
The Research and Statistics mission is to deliver quality information that improves workplace safety and health, enhances workers' compensation system performance, and informs public policy and program administration in department program areas.
www.doli.state.mn.us   (204 words)

  
 Minnesota Encyclopedia Article @ HotAndCold.com (Hot and Cold)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
major league win and Alex Rodriguez hit a pair of homers and drove in five runs, as the New York Yankees rolled to a 10-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins in...
Minnesota is a state in the United States.
Directory: Regional: North America: United States: Minnesota: Travel and Tourism
www.hotandcold.com /encyclopedia/Category:Minnesota   (224 words)

  
 Welcome to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
In a performance that shattered all previous records for foreign sales, Minnesota’s manufactured exports soared to $4.2 billion in the second quarter of 2006, a gain of 22.2 percent (or $759 million) over the same period a year ago.
Minnesota companies are showing that we can compete and win in the global marketplace."
Job opportunities continue to expand across Minnesota, according to results from the latest Minnesota Job Vacancy Survey released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s (DEED) Labor Market Information Office.
www.deed.state.mn.us   (314 words)

  
 NFL.com - Minnesota Vikings Team News
Minnesota's star of the game was punter Chris Kluwe, who had a 47.4-yard average and kept pinning Dallas back into their own territory.
Minnesota will open the regular season Sept. 11 at Washington on Monday Night Football.
The Minnesota Vikings acquired quarterback Brooks Bollinger from the New York Jets for defensive tackle C.J. Mosley and an undisclosed draft choice.
www.nfl.com /teams/news/MIN   (316 words)

  
 Hospitality Minnesota, Resorts, Campgrounds, Hotels, Restaurants, Bed and Breakfasts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hospitality Minnesota is the leading hospitality organization in the state.
Minnesota is one of the only states in the nation where all the segments of the hospitality industry - restaurants, hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, resorts, campgrounds and the companies that supply them - work together as a unified industry.
Standing as the voice of Minnesota's hospitality industry, The Minnesota Restaurant, Lodging and Resort and Campground Associations represent more than 3,000 hospitality businesses across Minnesota, the vast majority of which are small, family-owned operations.
www.hospitalitymn.com   (190 words)

  
 Minnesota Department of Public Safety
Summertime is the deadliest time on Minnesota roads due tomore motorists on the road traveling at faster speeds combined with a spike in impaired driving behavior.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is committed to protecting citizens and communities through activities that promote and support prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, education, and enforcement.
Included are the State of Minnesota Employee Directory and the State of Minnesota Yellow Pages Directory.
www.dps.state.mn.us   (204 words)

  
 Minnesota Timberwolves | NBA Basketball at CBS SportsLine.com
The Minnesota Timberwolves signed their second-round draft pick, forward Craig Smith, on Thursday.
The Minnesota Timberwolves re-signed restricted free agent forward Justin Reed to a multiyear contract on Wednesday.
The Wolves made Reed, who was acquired in the seven-player January trade that sent Wally Szczerbiak to Boston, a qualifying offer on June 30 and had the right to match any contract offer made to him by another team.
www.sportsline.com /nba/teams/page/MIN   (788 words)

  
 Minnewiki Home - Minnewiki
Explore articles about Minnesota music - many are waiting for you to add what you know:
Consider what you know of Minnesota music and how groups, people and venues relate to each other - start a new with one group or venue and other potential articles will surface.
Minnewiki is an online reference about music-related artists, groups, and venues that have a connection to Minnesota.
minnewiki.publicradio.org /index.php/Minnewiki_Home   (349 words)

  
 Minnesota Twins | MLB Baseball at CBS SportsLine.com
The Minnesota Twins finally got some good news about their pitching staff Saturday when Francisco Liriano came through a 12-minute bullpen session pain-free.
The Minnesota Twins didn't waste any time after acquiring Phil Nevin, starting him at designated hitter against the New York Yankees on Friday night.
The Twins purchased the contract of 2B Alex Casilla from Double-A New Britain of the Eastern League.
www.sportsline.com /mlb/teams/page/MIN   (761 words)

  
 History of Minnesota
Learn about a specific period in Minnesota's History.....
When the Minnesota Territory was formed, the three existing "cities" were St. Paul, St. Anthony (present day Minneapolis), and Stillwater.
Paul became the capitol, St. Anthony gained the university (University of Minnesota), and Stillwater gained the prison.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/history/mnstatehistory/index.shtml   (76 words)

  
 Minnesota.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
We'll be featuring rare, professionally licensed, collectible bobble heads of the Minnesota Vikings, Wilds, T-Wolves, and Twins.
Minnesota.com is sponsoring an effort to provide an electronic mailing list service for each city in Minnesota and neighborhoods in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
In addition, we also provide lists for political discussions at the state and national level.
www.minnesota.com   (152 words)

  
 Show Your True Colors
This vibrant area is the entertainment and cultural center of the upper Midwest.
Minnesota is one of the country's best destinations for those who enjoy biking.
This fall, plan a special getaway to reconnect with some good friends, your kids or grandkids, your spouse---and the real you.
www.exploreminnesota.com   (96 words)

  
 GUIDE TO LAW ONLINE: United States - Minnesota
Minnesota State Register (Minnesota Office of State Register) Vol.
Minnesota Statutes (Minnesota Office of Revisor of Statutes)
Minnesota State Legislature - composed of the Senate and House of Representatives
www.loc.gov /law/guide/us-mn.html   (313 words)

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