50states.com: Minnesota http://www.50states.com/minnesot.htm
The site provides a wealth of information about Minnesota. It includes everything from the highest point to county profile to climate.
Things To Do in Minnesota http://www.thingstodo.com/states/MN/index.htm
ThingsToDo.com is an online guide to information about Minnesota's entertainment, recreation, and travel, and includes the state's interesting facts, famous people, and special events.
FedStats: MapStat: United States: Minnesota http://www.fedstats.gov/qf/states/27000.html
Fast access to statistics from more than 100 federal agencies on "economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more" in Minnesota.
The Minnesota state tree is the Red (or Norway) pine, state fish is the Walleye, and the state mushroom is the Morel.
Some of the leading products produced by Minnesota farmers are corn, wheat, rye, alfalfa, sugar beets, butter, eggs, milk, potatoes, green peas, barley, soy beans, oats, and livestock.
Rochester,Minnesota, is the home of the internationally famous Mayo Clinic, known for its achievements in the field of medicine.
Some Famous People from this State
Bob Dylan (1941 - ), songwriter and singer whose songs of protest made him a hero to the civil-rights and student movements of the 1960s.
F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896 - 1940), novelist, known for the novelsThe Great Gatsby and Tender Is the Night.
Judy Garland (1922 - 1969), actress and singer.
Hubert H. Humphrey (1911 - 1978), U. S. senator and vice president of the U. S. (1965 - 1969); Democratic candidate for president, 1968.
Sinclair Lewis (1885 - 1951), author, winner of the Nobel Prize for literature; wrote novels such as Babbitt, Elmer Gantry, and Main Street.
Charles H. Mayo (1865 - 1939), and William J. Mayo(1861 - 1939), physicians who founded the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
Walter Frederick Mondale (1928 - ), 42d vice-president of the United States (1977 - 1980); Democratic candidate for president of the United States in 1984.
John S. Pillsbury (1828 - 1901), a leader in flour milling, he helped found the family company in Minneapolis in 1872; three-time Republican governor of Minnesota (1876 - 1882).