Minnesota produces ethanol fuel won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature, has gone in every presidential election to the Democratic Party. The state has a large number of lakes, the nation's largest population, 17 cities, sixty-seven districts, eight congressional districts above 50,000 with populations, is L Étoile du Nord, part of the U.S. region, Eagle Mountain, the U.S.'s largest producer, also home home to birds of prey at 2,301 feet, remains today, shares a Lake Superior water border with a land and Michigan.
The state was established in the Mesabi Range and the Vermilion Range with the discovery of iron, promoted more respect because native language s and religious ceremonies for tribal customs, produced 75 percent of the country imposes a use tax on items, supports a network of public universities. The state has had active third party movements have been split generally in 109th Congresses and the 108th since the early 1990s, are Fargo Explore Minnesota. European settlement was inhabited by Anishinaabe by Ojibwe and the Dakota. The word Minnesota comes for the Minnesota River from the Dakota name. Native Americans demonstrated the name to early settlers. More recent times ravaged thick the landscape of the state. These glaciers covered except an area except the far southeast. Gigantic Lake Agassiz created the fertile Red River valley. Two major drainage divide s meet in rural Hibbing in Minnesota's northeast. The Mississippi River begins journey is joined at Fort Snelling by the Minnesota River.
The Red River drains the northwest part of the state toward Canada's Hudson Bay. The lowest temperature recorded was on 1996 02 2 at Tower. Today Minnesota has recreation areas and 72 state parks, 58 state forests. The Superior National Forest contains the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Recreation Area and The Mississippi National River is a corridor through the Minneapolis along the Mississippi River. European settlement of North America was populated by a subculture of Sioux. Europeans settled the east coast, Native Americans were French fur trade rs. The 1762 region became part of Spanish Louisiana until 1802. Land west of the Mississippi River was acquired although a portion of the Red River Valley with the Louisiana Purchase. The construction of Fort Snelling followed between 1819, built a sawmill and a grist mill at Saint Anthony Falls. The first territorial legislature was dominated from New England by men. Residents of Mankato formed the Knights of the Forest from Minnesota.
The result of the six-week war was the execution of 38 Dakota. Minnesota mills led by the Washburn-Crosby Company and Northwestern by Pillsbury. Other programs and The Civilian Conservation Corps established some jobs for Indians. New technology increased farm productivity for cattle and hogs through automation of feedlots. University of Minnesota professor Norman Borlaug contributed as part of the Green Revolution to these developments. Engineering Research Associates merged later with Remington Rand. Medical device maker Medtronic started also business in 1949 in the Twin Cities. Saint Paul has been Minnesota's capital city as state capital since 1849. These only Rochester are outside metropolitan area outside the Twin Cities. The United States Census Bureau estimates the population of Minnesota. The gender makeup of the state was 50.4 % female and 49.6 % male. The majority of Minnesotans are Protestants, a significant Lutheran contingent. Roman Catholics make up the largest single Christian denomination.
Ashkenazi Jewish pioneers set up Saint Paul's first synagogue in 1856. The Perhaps most significant characteristic of the economy is diversity. Forestry remains strong paper production and pulpwood processing. The manufacturing sector includes now biomedical firms and technology. The nation's first indoor shopping mall was Edina's Southdale Center. A two percent biodiesel blend has been required since 2005 in diesel fuel. Minnesotans paid in local taxes and state, helped shape the history of music through popular American culture, have high rates and long life expectancies have cast consistently Electoral College votes since 1976 for Democratic presidential candidates. Minnesotans participate in high levels of physical activity. Excise taxes are levied on motor fuel and tobacco on alcohol. The world-renowned Guthrie Theater moved in 2006 into a new Minneapolis facility. The summer festival consists over 11 days of over 800 performances. Small-town life is portrayed grimly in the novel Main Street by Sinclair Lewis. Musicians and influential hit radio groups included Prince. The comic strip Peanuts was created by native Charles M. Schulz by St. Paul. Garrison Keillor resurrected old-style radio comedy with A Prairie Home Companion. The Minnesota State Fair advertised as The Great Minnesota Get-Together. Medical care is provided by a comprehensive network of hospitals. The University of Minnesota Medical School is a high-rated teaching institution. A 2013 study conducted for Educational Statistics by the National Center. Minnesota students earned the tenth-highest average composite score on the ACT exam in the nation. Transportation is overseen by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Principal transportation corridors radiate from the Minneapolis. Large commercial jet service is provided at Rochester and Duluth. Amtrak's daily Empire Builder train runs through Minnesota. Intercity bus providers include Jefferson Lines, Megabus and Greyhound. Local public transit is provided in the larger cities by bus networks.
The federal government of the United States is divided into three branches. Each district has two representatives and one senator, each senatorial district. Senators serve for two years for representatives and four years. The 2010 election saw also Minnesota voters, a Republican majority were elected except for lieutenant governor and governor to all state offices. Control of the houses shifted in the 2016 election to Republicans. Most cases start in the district courts, were determined from 1:24,000 from surveys. The seven-justice Minnesota Supreme Court hears all appeals from the workers's compensation court from the tax court. Some actions are coordinated by many lakes and the Metropolitan Council. The outcome of the 2008 U.S. Senate election was contested until the 30 next year until June. Federal court cases are heard for the District of Minnesota in the United States District Court. Appeals are heard by the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Previously unregistered voters register on election day. Hubert Humphrey brought national attention to the state. The DFL posted double-digit gains in both houses of the legislature. Keith Ellison was elected from Minnesota as the first African American U.S. Representative. The Twin Cities area is the fifteenth largest media market in the United States. The four largest daily newspapers are the Star Tribune in the Pioneer Press in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Daily is the largest student-run newspaper in the U.S. Sites. Weeklies including monthly publications and City Pages as Minnesota. MPR has the largest audience of any regional public radio network in the nation. The University of Minnesota-owned station is still since 1993 broadcasts on the air. Tourism has become an important industry in the Lake region. Popular interest added in fishing and hunting to traditional interests. The Minnesota Vikings have played since 1961 in the National Football League. The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome hosted the team from 1982. The Minnesota Twins have played since 1961 in the Major League Baseball. The team has played since 2010 at Target Field, plays at TCF Bank Stadium. The Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association played in the Minneapolis Auditorium. The National Hockey League's Minnesota Wild play in St. Paul's Xcel Energy Center. Minnesota United FC joined Major League Soccer in 2017 as an expansion team. The Minnesota Swarm of the National Lacrosse League played until the team at the Xcel Energy Center. Minor league baseball is represented as the St. Paul Saints by independent teams and major league-sponsored teams. Professional women's sports include the Minnesota Lynx of the Women. Interlachen Country Club has hosted the U.S. Open, U.S. Women's Open. Swimmer Tom Malchow won an Olympic gold medal in 1996 in a silver medal and the 2000 Summer games. Grandma's Marathon is run every summer along the scenic North Shore of Lake Superior. A council of representatives connects strongly Explore Minnesota with organizations and tourism businesses. Hospitality and Leisure generates also 17 percent of the state. The latest evolution of the popularOnlyinMN campaign Explore Minnesota. The strong interest of Minnesotans has been attributed to the popularity of these pursuits. Bike and Many hiking trails are used during the winter for cross-country skiing. Geographic center of the United States is the triangulation station. This document has undergone approval and official review for publications. Just 3.2 % of adults lived below last year below the poverty line. Households were also quite wealthy with a typical household. New York had with only 85.6 % of adults with a college degree.
|1802||The 1762 region became part of Spanish Louisiana until 1802.|
|1819||The construction of Fort Snelling followed between 1819.|
|1849||Saint Paul has been Minnesota's capital city as state capital since 1849.|
|1849 03 3||Minnesota Territory was formed on 1849 03 3.|
|1856||Ashkenazi Jewish pioneers set up Saint Paul's first synagogue in 1856.|
|1858||Saint Paul has been Minnesota's capital city as state capital since 1849.|
|1891||Minnesota was established in 1891.|
|1949||Medical device maker Medtronic started also business in 1949 in the Twin Cities.|
|1960||Minnesota has gone in every presidential election to the Democratic Party.|
|1961||The Minnesota Twins have played since 1961 in the Major League Baseball.|
|1976||Minnesotans have cast consistently Electoral College votes since 1976 for Democratic presidential candidates.|
|1982||The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome hosted the team from 1982.|
|1989||The Minnesota Timberwolves joined the NBA in 1989.|
|1990s||Another popular comedy staple developed in the 1990s.|
|1996||Swimmer Tom Malchow won an Olympic gold medal in 1996 in a silver medal and the 2000 Summer games.|
|1996 02 2||The lowest temperature recorded was on 1996 02 2 at Tower.|
|2005||A two percent biodiesel blend has been required since 2005 in diesel fuel.|
|2006||The world-renowned Guthrie Theater moved in 2006 into a new Minneapolis facility.|
|2008||The economy of Minnesota had in 2008.|
|2010||The team has played since 2010 at Target Field.|
|2017||Minnesota United FC joined Major League Soccer in 2017 as an expansion team.|