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July, 2017 - 2018  X Games Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis - X Games July 13 -16, 2017

Revolt TV at X Games Minneapolis  2017

12499 170325  Minnesota governor signs law allowing Sunday liquor sales | Reuters  03/08/2017
Blue laws in the United States - Wikipedia
List of dry communities by U.S. state - Wikipedia
Prohibition in the United States: National Ban of Alcohol - YouTube
Prohibition in the United States - Wikipedia
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10297 151015  "Congratulations to your 2015 WNBA Champions, Minnesota Lynx!"
Dynasty: Lynx win third WNBA title, this time in front of fans - StarTribune.com
10-14-15 Indiana Fever @ Minnesota Lynx - WNBA
WNBA Playoffs 2015 presented by Boost Mobile   
Lynx Downtown Parade and Championship Celebration Information - Minnesota Lynx  October 16, 2015 at 11:30 a.m.
Minnesota Lynx - Wikipedia
Lynx Victory Parade 2011 photos 

11128 160409  DI Men's College Ice Hockey - NCAA.com 
NC Women's College Ice Hockey - NCAA.com
Congratulations!  2016  National Champions  - Men's Hockey: North Dakota Fighting Hawks, Women's Hockey: Minnesota Golden Gophers

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Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
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Superior National Forest

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Children’s Theatre Company

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Fishing
  
5944 140510  Minnesota Fishing Opener - walleye, northern pike, and sauger Minnesota DNR    May 10, 2014
Minnesota prepares for Governor's Fishing Opener  AP, 05/09/2014
Minnesota Fishing Opener     May 10, 2014

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The Guthrie Theater


* Itasca State Park | Our photos & Letter

* Mayo Clinic Buildings National Historic Landmark    
W. W. Mayo House


12103 161229    born December 29, 1936    Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore - Actress - Biography.com  videos
A bronze statue of Mary Tyler Moore's iconic hat toss,  Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mary Tyler Moore - Wikipedia 
born December 29, 1936, an American actress, known for her roles in the television sitcoms The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970–1977), in which she starred as Mary Richards, a thirty-something single woman who worked as a local news producer in Minneapolis; and The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966), in which she played Laura Petrie, a former dancer turned Westchester homemaker, wife and mother. ...
New York  |  Minnesota's Famous People

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Mall of America
Ice Castles - Mall of America  Dec. 31, 2012 - Feb. 20, 2013    our Ice Castles - Mall of America page
5418 140321  Mall of America breaks ground on expansion, set to double in size  (AOL, 03/19/2014)  Bloomington, Minnesota
8575 150222-0223  'No credible threat' of attack on Mall of America  USA TODAY, 02/23/2015
DHS warns of possible terrorist attack at Mall of America - Washington Times  02/22/2015
Al Shabab Calls for 'Westgate'-Style Attack in U.S., Canada and U.K. - NBC News.com  02/22/2015
Al-Shabaab (militant group) - Wikipedia
Al-Qaeda - Wikipedia
Mall of America, Minnesota
13111 170811 Mall of America at 25: Ten memorable music moments Local Current | Blog The Current from Minnesota Public Radio
Mall of America
Mall of America - Wikipedia  opens on August 11, 1992, Bloomington, Minnesota
Minnesota


8578 150222   MIA Presents Public Ice Sculpture near Lake Calhoun
MIA's ice dragon sculpture dazzles near Lake Calhoun  w/video KARE11, 02/20/2015
Photos:  Snow Dragon  |  Snowman
52 Surprises  MIA's 100th birthday year
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Minneapolis, Minnesota
St. Paul Winter Carnival: Ice and Snow Sculptures

Early June Showy Lady's Slippers (Photos) Day, Eloise Butler Wildflower and Bird Sanctuary, Minneapolis, MN  < http://www.minneapolisparks.com/default.asp?PageID=4&parkid=340 >

July  Minneapolis Aquatennial, Minneapolis
our Minneapolis Aquatennial photo page


+ Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
3514 130921-0922  I Am for an Art Claes Oldenburg on His 1961 “Ode to Possibilities” — Magazine — Walker Art Center Claes Oldenburg: The Sixties is on view September 22, 2013–January 12, 2014.     Information Resources: Pioneer Press, Sept. 20, 2013
Spoonbridge and Cherry - Bing Images

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Claes Oldenburg - Wikipedia,
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden - Wikipedia:  Spoonbridge and Cherry
Art manifesto - WikipediaI Am For An Art... Manifesto, 1961
our Art page


# Minnesota State Fair |
MN State Fair photos
7034 140826  The Wackiest State Fair Competitions Around America  Parade, Vi-An Nguyen, 08/16/2014
Llamas in costume -- and other llama tales - YouTube
Llama Competition Among Most Unique At State Fair « CBS Minnesota  08/24/2014
Livestreamed events | 4-H at the Minnesota State Fair  Univ. of Minnesota Extension, Lama costume competition | 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
Minnesota State Fair  August 21 - Labor Day, September 1, 2014
State Fair  |  States & D.C.


1st Sun. in October  Twin Cities Marathon

* +#   St. Paul Winter Carnival  | St. Paul Winter Carnival photos

St. Paul Winter Carnival 2004 - Ice Palace (revised photo page): Ice Palace | Ice Harvesting - Ice Block Making for the Ice Palace

^* Voyageurs National Park      Voyageurs 国立公園

Lower 48 Extremes    アラスカ州を除くアメリカ合衆国本土
最北端: The most northern point in the Lower 48: Northwest Angle, Minnesota
  

Minnesota Sate
| Minneapolis | St. Paul (Capital) |
Largest Cities in Minnesota


Home | Brainerd International Raceway & Resort  Brainerd, MN
a little late posting:  Pritchett, DeJoria, Gray, Savoie are NHRA Nationals champs Brainerd International Raceway & Resort  08/20/2017, Brainerd, MN
2017 Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals - YouTube
Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals | NHRA
CPTV VIDEO - WORLD RECORDS SET IN FIRST DAY BRAINERD QUALIFYING - YouTube
NHRA Brainerd International Raceway 2017 - YouTube
History Is Made At 2017 NHRA Lucas Oil Nationals - YouTube
Mello Yello | NHRA
National Hot Rod Association - Wikipedia  NHRA
Minnesota  | 
Sports  2017

Wildlife

2843 130808  A Red Fox in the Wild - our photos from our spring birding walk: "We were lucky to see this red fox in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We haven't seen a fox for five years or so."  For more photos on Minnesota's wildlife, click here.
Minnesota Park and Nature Center photo page

13581 171122  President Trump and The First Lady Participate in the Pardoning of the National Thanksgiving Turkey | whitehouse.gov  video
Minnesota turkeys pardoned by President Trump | KARE11.com
Minnesota Turkey | Minnesota Turkey Growers Association  Minnesota is the 31 turkey producing and processing state in the U.S.
November 23, 2017    Thanksgiving 

11893 161115  Cougar pair spotted fighting in northern MN  Pioneer Press  
Cougar  |  Minnesota


Tourism

ミネソタ州の旅行ガイド


Minnesota Sports: Minnesota Vikings (NFL), Minnesota Twins (MLB), Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA), Minnesota Wild (NHL), Minnesota Lynx (WNBA), Minnesota United FC (MLS  Major League Soccer), St. Paul Saints (American Association)
College: Minnesota Golden Gophers
/ Athletics  (University of Minnesota Twin Cities)


12698 170506  Portland is weird? St. Paul is boring? Well, yes and no – Twin Cities
Portland, Oregon  |  St. Paul, Minnesota  |  Travel

born February 27, 1807    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Author, Poet - Biography.com
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Wikipedia  February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882, an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy, and was one of the five Fireside Poets.
The life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - YouTube
The Song of Hiawatha - Wikipedia
Minnehaha Park (Minneapolis) - Wikipedia  Minnesota
Minnehaha Falls , Minnesota, waterfall. красивый парк в Америке , водопад миннехаха - YouTube
The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - FULL Audio Book - YouTube
The Song Of Hiawatha - YouTube

Frozen Minnehaha Falls photo
Maine

Dakota uprising begins in Minnesota - Aug 17, 1862 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Abraham Lincoln    #16
Minnesota


13395 171012  Fire rages in Minnesota - Oct 12, 1918 - HISTORY.com
Minnesota


Minnesota's Famous People

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Events
6644 140712  Basilica Block Party, Basilica of Saint Mary, Minneapolis, MN  July 11 - 12, 2014
Basilica Block Party Day 1 - YouTube
Goo Goo Dolls - Live in Minneapolis MN - Basilica Block Party 2013 (HD) - YouTube
Matchbox Twenty - Live in Minneapolis MN - Basilica Block Party 2013 (HD) - YouTube
Music

6503 140628  Twin Cities Pride  Annual Pride Festival, Loring Park, Minneapolis, MN, June 28-29, 2014
Twin Cities Pride – Ashley Rukes GLBT Pride Parade
Twin Cities Pride – Pride in Concert  Loring Park, June 28, 2014  Artists: Betty Who, Steve Grand, Thelma Houston, Thea Austin
List of LGBT events - Wikipedia


6415 140620  Minnesota Centennial Showboat - Department of Theatre Arts & Dance, University of Minnesota
Padelford Riverboats - Centennial Showboat

University of Minnesota Centennial Showboat! - YouTube
Minnesota Centennial Showboat Virtual Tour - YouTube
Minnesota Centennial Showboat - Wikipedia
Showboat - Wikipedia
Show Boat (1951) - YouTube
Art  |  Music


6693 140718  All-Star Expenses: Making Memories Can Cost You KSTP TV - Minneapolis and St. Paul  5 Eyewitness News (ABC), Brandi Powell, 07/14/2014
"$75 million: estimated economic impact"

6682 140716  2014 All-Star Game -- Derek Jeter, Mike Trout lead AL over NL - ESPN  AP, 07/16/2014
6651 140714  2014 Home Run Derby Lineup: Full List of Participants and Preview - Bleacher Report  Sean ODonnell, 07/13/2014   Home Run Derby July 14, 2014

6633 140711  July 15, 2014, Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota  2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Events
Events July 11-15, 2014
All-Star Events calendar  Pioneer Press, 07/10/2014
Minnesota Twins complete coverage - StarTribune.com
Letter 66 (English/Japanese)
6396 140618  July 15, 2014, Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota  2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Events

6074 140520  Minneapolis awarded 2018 Super Bowl, playoff expansion vote tabled | FOX Sports on MSN  AP, 05/20/2014

August 1st: Anniversary of I-35W Bridge Tragedy Aug. 1, 2007, Minneapolis, MN

10297 151015  "Congratulations to your 2015 WNBA Champions, Minnesota Lynx!"
Dynasty: Lynx win third WNBA title, this time in front of fans - StarTribune.com
10-14-15 Indiana Fever @ Minnesota Lynx - WNBA
WNBA Playoffs 2015 presented by Boost Mobile   
Lynx Downtown Parade and Championship Celebration Information - Minnesota Lynx  October 16, 2015 at 11:30 a.m.
Minnesota Lynx - Wikipedia
Lynx Victory Parade 2011 photos 

3780 131014  WNBA finals - Minnesota Lynx win the title - Victory parade October 14, 2013, Downtown Minneapolis
WNBA.com: Minnesota Lynx WNBA Championship Victory Parade

Lynx celebrate WNBA championship at Target Center Star Tribune

3751 131011  "Congratulations to the Minnesota Lynx on their second WNBA title in three years!"
Lynx sweep Dream, win second WNBA title in three seasons  (ESPN, 10/10/2013, Associated Press)  Duluth, Ga

Oct. 10, 2013  Atlanta Dream vs. Minnesota Lynx - Recap - October 08, 2013 - ESPN  Minnesota leads 2-0, Game 3 Minnesota @ Atlanta        Minnesota Lynx one win away from WNBA title
see our 2011 Lynx Victory Parade photo, Minneapolis, Minnesota

5639 140412  "Frozen Four"  Union (N.Y.) wins first title with 7-4 victory against top-seed Minnesota  (NCAA, Mike Wisniewski  | AP, 04/12/2014)
2014 Women's Ice Hockey Tournament NCAA.com
University of Minnesota Official Athletic Site - University of Minnesota - Golden Gophers
Minnesota Golden Gophers women's ice hockey - Wikipedia
Minnesota Golden Gophers men's ice hockey - Wikipedia
Frozen Four: アメリカカレツジアイスホツケートーナメントの4強 (NCAA Hockey Tournament)  Letter 47  | 153  ; レター:   47  |  153   early April or late March

Duluth Air Show
, Duluth MN  100717-0718  Duluth Air Show Photos 

3228 130830  Internet Cat Video Festival 2013 — Calendar — Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Internet Cat Video Film Festival - YouTube
World-first cat video film festival - YouTube
our Cat page (Cat Show)


2606 130717  Photos Schwan's USA Cup youth soccer stars play through muggy heat Minnesota in Photos Minnesota Public Radio News
Schwan’s USA CUP International Youth Soccer Tournament, Blaine, Minnesota

3731 131009  I can't stop staring at this photo of Chewbacca running the Twin Cities marathon  (video on City Pages Blogs,
, 10/07/2013)  The Wookiee Chewbacca        Information Resources: Pioneer Press
Chewbacca - Wikipedia
running marathon in costumes - Bing Images
our Reindeer Run photo page
3685 131006  Sunday, October 6, 2013  Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon  Minneapolis to St. Paul, MN
our Twin Cites Marathon photo page


5452 140325  "Our First Snowy Owl!!!": Feb. 8, 2014 Finally we saw our first snowy owl with the help of Pete, a birder. Anoka County, Minnesota Photos:  1  |  2  Snowy Owls hang out; Snowy Owl Photos:  1 (rear view)  |  2  (front view) |  3 (at sunset)
PBS Nature 2012 Magic of the Snowy Owl - YouTube  This video is great!
in Japanese

5073 140216  A snowy-owl bonanza, thanks to a little, stubby-legged Arctic rodent the lemming  (Washington Post, Darryl Fears, 02/16/2014)
Snowy owl hit by bus moved to secret location - The Washington Post  snowy owl photos January and February, 2014
Facts About Snowy Owls - FACT: Snowy owls are diurnal. (About.com Animals / Wildlife, Laura Klappenbach)
Are All Owls Nocturnal?  (Paw Nation, Ruth Nix - Demand Media)
Snowy Owl - Wikipedia
Baby Snowy Owl - Bing Images
snowy owl chicks - Bing Images
5013 140209  Feb. 9, 2014  "Nature Notes"  "So Cool!!!, Yesterday we finally saw our first snowy owl with Pete's help. Pete, thanks so much for your tour to that snowy owl." We'll post some photos of the snowy owl later.
4697 140110  Snowy Owl vs. Peregrine Falcon - Cape May, New Jersey  (vimeo, Tom Johnson, 12/02/2014; Birdchick)
Snowy Owl - Cape May, New Jersey  (vimeo, Tom Johnson, December 2014) We love to see this snowy owl walking on the sand.
Who? Where? Snowy owls are flocking to East Coast  (CBS News, Jim Alxelrod, 01/09/2014; info from Julie)
Note:  We've never seen snowy owls before.

5731 140421  White House Easter Egg Roll Highlights 2014 The White House  Washington, D.C.
2014 Pioneer Press Peeps contest winners  04/19/2014  Minnesota
Hunky Jesus Contest San Francisco's Annual Easter Tradition Hits This Sunday (PHOTOS)  (Huffington Post, Aaron Sankin, 04/01/2014)  San Francisco, California
The 2014 Hunky Jesus competition in San Francisco  (SFGate, 04/21/2014)

Easter
page

5922 140508  Minnesota Beethoven Festival
MN Beethoven Festival: Sir James Galway - Visit Winona
Winona, Minnesota - Wikipedia
Music

6288 140608  Metropolitan Council - June 14, 2014 Grand opening for METRO Green Line  Minneapolis / St. Paul, Minnesota
METRO Green Line - Wikipedia
Trains page


6378 140617  Northern Spark 2014 Trebuchet - YouTube
Northern Spark 2014 Walker Art Center - YouTube
Northern Spark 2013 Video Art - YouTube
Northern Spark 2012 - YouTube  
Crazy Cardboard Towers Bring Ornament Back to Architecture Design WIRED  Tim Maly | Permalink, 11.05.12
Northern Spark 2011 - YouTube
Art 
6354 140614  Northern Spark expected to draw thousands to downtown Minneapolis -
(KARE11, Pat Evans, 06/13/2014)
Northern Spark 2014  June 14, 2014, 9:01 p.m. (sunset) - 5:26 a.m. (sunrise) 
Northern Spark - Recap - Too Cool - YouTube
Northern Spark house fire St. Paul 2013 - YouTube
Northern Spark Promo - YouTube
Art

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6626 140711  In Pictures: America's Most Relaxed Cities  (Forbes, 11/02/2010) 
1. Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota, 2. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 3. Boston, Massachusetts, 4. Portland, Oregon, 5. Columbus, Ohio, 6. Denver, Colorado, 7. (tie) Seattle, Washington, 7 (tie) Cincinnati, Ohio, 9. Kansas City, Missouri, 10. San Jose, California

Photos: 10 most stressed out cities - chicagotribune.com 
1. Washington, D.C., 2. New York City, New York, 3. Miami, Florida, 4. San Francisco, California, 5. Jersey City, New Jersey, 6. Oakland, California, 7. Chicago, Illinois, 8. Newark, New Jersey, 9. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10. Los Angels, California

State Info



*  Inge N. Dobelis (Project Editor): America: land of Beauty and Splendor (New York/Montreal: Reader’s Digest, 1992)
+  Laura Sutherland with Family Travel Forum: Amazing Places to Take Your Kids(Illinois: Publications International, Ltd., 2008)
^ “Our National Parks  -  Celebrating America’s Nature Splendor”, Life 9 (2009) No. 7 August 21
#  Explore America Info


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