Sunday, August 1, 2010

State of the Day: Minnesota

Minnesota (MN)
"The Land of 10,000 Lakes"
Fact: Minnesota comes from a Dakota Sioux Indian word meaning" sky-tinted water"
Capital: Saint Paul
Size: 86,943 sq. mi.
Population: 5,019,172
Statehood: May 11, 1858,32nd state.
Motto:"Star of the north"
Tree: Red (Norway) Pine
Bird: Common Loon
Flower: Lady Slipper
Song: "Hail Minnesota"
'80s Hardcore Band: Final Conflict

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