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Minneapolis - City of Lakes

Posted December 28, 2019 @ 3:32pm

Above – Lake of the Isles home in MinneapolisThe minne in Minneapolis, as well as in Minnesota means water in the Dakota language.Minneapolis is dubbed The City of Lakes for its many lakes, streams and waterfalls. Most importantly, the Mighty Mississippi flows through a lush...


Cathedral of Saint Paul - An Archbishop and An Architect

Posted December 28, 2019 @ 2:35pm



st paul place holder

Posted December 27, 2019 @ 12:49pm



Basic facts about Minnesota

Posted August 5, 2019 @ 12:22pm

Facts and Information about Minnesota11,292 lakes (plus or minus). 93,000 miles of rivers and streams. The largest freshwater lake in the world. 6 percent of the state is covered with water, more than any other state. Minnesota has more coast line than Hawaii, California and Florida...


Listen to the mystical cry of the Loon, Minnesota's state bird

Posted August 5, 2019 @ 12:22pm

Minnesota state bird: common loon. Listen!This is the most amazing sounding bird! There are 11,282 lakes in Minnesota, many of them with this above, most intriguing and wonderful resident. This is a sound heard especially...


Lake Harriet Steetcar and Lake Minnetonka streetcar boat

Posted August 5, 2019 @ 11:15am

Lake Harriet Steetcar and Lake Minnetonka streetcar boatAs with many American cities, enjoyable and colorful steetcars, tracks and overhead electric wires were disappeared in the 1950s, when they were replaced by buses. (Photo credit Rails and Trails)Fortunately, a few are still maintained and offer...


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