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Minnesota Profile

The "Land of 10,000 Lakes," Minnesota got its nickname because there are more than 12,000 lakes throughout the state. Its name comes from the Dakota (Sioux) word for the Minnesota River's "sky-tinted waters." The Minnesota Territory was formed in 1849 from what had been part of the Northwest Territory, and Minnesota joined the Union in 1858. The state flower is the pink and white lady's slipper, and the capital is St. Paul. ...Read more here: Minnesota - The Land of 10,000 Lakes

Capital City:
St. Paul
North Star State / Gopher State / Bread and Butter State
L'Etoile du Nord (The star of the north.)
May 11, 1858 (32th)
Origin of State's Name:
Based on the Dakota Sioux Indian word for "sky-tinted water," referring to the Minnesota River or the state's many lakes.
Largest Cities:
Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Bloomington, Duluth, Rochester
Border States:
Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Land Area:
79,617 sq. mi., 14th largest
State Bird:
Common Loon
State Flower:
Pink and white lady's-slipper (cypripedium reginae)
State Tree:
Red Pine (pinus resinosa)
State Song:
Hail! Minnesota

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Minnesota Schools

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Elementary Schools

New Voyage Academy Charter School
(651) 649-5402
1745 University Avenue W
St. Paul, MN 55104
Hermantown Early Childhood
(218) 729-9563
5454 Miller Trunk Highway
Hermantown, MN 55811

Middle Schools

917 Hastings Middle
(651) 423-8426
1000 W 11th Street
Hastings, MN 55033
Sun Path Elementary
(952) 403-7552
2250 17th Avenue E
Shakopee, MN 55379

High Schools

Mrvsec/Education Center
(952) 492-3030
415 4th Avenue Nw
New Prague, MN 56071
Apollo Senior High
(320) 253-1600
1000 44th Avenue N
St. Cloud, MN 56303

Sex Offender Information for Minnesota

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Minnesota, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.dps.state.mn.us/bca/Invest/Documents/Page-07.html. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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