"L'Etoile du Nord"  
            "The Star of the North"

Date Admitted:  1858 (32nd) 
Capital:  St. Paul 
Largest City:  Minneapolis 
Population:  4,685,549 
State Song:  "Hail!  Minnesota" 
State Bird:  Common Loon 
State Tree:  Red Pine 
State Flower:  Lady's Slipper 
Nickname:  The North Star State 
State Constitution:  Adopted in 1857 
Official State Web Page:  Minnesota 
Department of Education:  Schools 
Electronic Library:  MN 

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Links of Interest 

News and Media 
   Crooked Creek Observer 
   Minnesota News Council 
   Minnesota Public Radio 
   Minnesota Weather 

Travel and Tourism 
   Minnesota Office of Tourism 
   Minnesota Resort Guide 
   Mississippi Valley Partners 
   Where To Have Fun In Minnesota 
   Southeastern Minnesota Highways 
   Minnesota Fall Color Report 
   North American Bear Center 

History and Community 
   A Prairie Home Companion 
   Storm Chasing in Minnesota 
   Minnesota Folk Artists Directory 
   Minnesota Explorers 
   Minnesota Prehistory 
   History Center 
   Minnesota Historical Society 
   Minnesota's Historic Shipwrecks 
   Sharing Environmental Education 
   Minnesota Minuteman Militia 
   Minnesota Family Council 

            Adopted in 1893 
           Amended in 1957 

Elected Officials  
        Arne Carlson 
        Rod Grams 
        Paul Wellstone 
        Gil Gutknecht -- 1st District  
        David Minge -- 2nd District  
        Jim Ramstad -- 3rd District  
        Bruce Vento -- 4th District 
        Martin Sabo -- 5th District 
        Bill Luther -- 6th District 
        Collin Peterson -- 7th District 
        James Oberstar -- 8th District