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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
Nickname:
North Star State / Gopher State / Bread and Butter State
Motto:
L'Etoile du Nord (The star of the north.)
Statehood:
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

Wildwood Elementary
(651) 407-2400
535 N Warner Avenue
Mahtomedi, MN 55115
Cohasset Elementary
(218) 327-5860
450 Columbus Avenue
Cohasset, MN 55721

Middle Schools

Chisago Lakes Middle
(651) 213-2401
13750 Lake Blvd
Lindstrom, MN 55045
Chaska Middle School East
(952) 556-7600
1600 Park Ridge Drive
Chaska, MN 55318

High Schools

A.C.G.C. Area Learning Program
(320) 974-8417
302 S 2nd Street
Atwater, MN 56209
Minnesota New Country School
(507) 248-3353
210 Main Street
Henderson, MN 56044

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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