There's some pretty cool things about Minnesota that you may have never knew. This video about Minnesota just hammers in exactly why we live here, and are proud of it!

I didn't realize the meaning of the Indian name "Minnesota". It means "Clear Blue Water". Did you realize that?


Sure, we know that the mighty Mississippi River is born in Minnesota, so we're just awesome because of that. Duh! You may not have known though, that water skiing was invented here in 1922 on Lake Pepin.

This is a great video for all Minnesotans to watch and pass along to their kids. The best part is watching people that don't live here, get all jealous about Minnesota. Hey, we've got plenty of room for more's not our fault they don't live here!

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