Minnesota was the 32nd state to join the nation; it entered statehood on May 11, 1858, and has the most northern boundary of all the continental states. Minnesota's population passed the 5 million mark in 2010 and has be... More »

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Because the written history of the Ho-Chunk, or Winnebago, tribe of Native Americans is relatively brief, it is difficult to trace the language's history very far into the past. The Ho-Chunk language dominated the area d... More »

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The Sanborn Air Compressor Company was established in Springfield, Minnesota and was acquired by Coleman Powermate, Inc. in 1994, according to About Air Compressors. The Sanborn air compressor Black Max has been disconti... More »

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Minnesota became an official part of the United States on May 11, 1858. It was the 32nd state to be added. The state bordered by Canada to the north, Wisconsin and Lake Superior to the east, Iowa to the south, and North ... More »

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Kansas entered into statehood on Jan. 29, 1861, as the 34th state of the United States. The country admitted the state as a free state, further angering the slave states and supporters of slavery. The land that would bec... More »

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An interesting fact about Cook, Minnesota is that each year in June, the city hosts a festival called Timber Days. The festival includes arts and crafts sales, laser tag, a beer and food garden, and live music. More »

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The Lakota Indians, along with the Nakotas and Dakotas make up the Sioux nation of Indians. At its height, Sioux territory stretched from the Allegheny Mountains to the Rockies and from north of the Canadian border to th... More »