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Super Bowl LII, US Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, MN, Feb. 4, 2018
13898 180131  We are the Bold North: Home of Super Bowl LII | Super Bowl LII Host Committee
Why you’ll be hearing ‘Bold North’ all week and the story behind Minnesota’s new motto – Twin Cities
Minnesota officials welcome Super Bowl to the 'Bold North'  USA Today

13896 180130  Come see the historic heart of St. Paul, all dressed up for the party – Twin Cities
Super Bowl Experience is the go-to event for many football fans
Super Bowl Opening Night brought the circus to St. Paul
You can celebrate the Super Bowl with a frigid zip line ride high over the Mississippi – Twin Cities

Star Tribune coverage of Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium - StarTribune.com
Revamped Armory ready to rock as Super Bowl concert venue - StarTribune.com

Super Bowl Experience driven by Genesis
5 things you need to know about the Super Bowl economy  MarkerPlace
Super Bowl showdown: economic boost or no? NewsCut Minnesota Public Radio News

Sports  2018

13140 170816  History  Cottage Grove Airmail Arrow May Get Landmark Status | KSTP.com  08/14/2017
Concrete Arrows and the U.S. Airmail Beacon System | Sometimes Interesting
U.S Airmail Beacon System Arrow #48 in Cottage Grove, MN (Google Maps) - Virtual Globetrotting

America  |  Minnesota

13110 170811  Capitol Grand Opening - Capitol Grand Opening  St. Paul, Minnesota, Aug. 11-13, 2016
State Capitol, Minnesota

13090 170806  Duluth is the new Paris: Couples attaching padlocks of love along Lake Superior - StarTribune.com
Duluth, Minnesota  |  Travel

13054 170730  New St. Croix Crossing bridge connects Minnesota and Wisconsin
St. Croix Crossing video,  MN DOT, Project Dedication Ceremony, Aug. 2, 2017
St Croix Crossing Project Visual Quality Animation - YouTube
02 Lift Bridge (Chestnut Street) - YouTube

Stillwater Gazette: New St. Croix Crossing bridge will open to traffic by Aug. 3 
Minnesota  |  Wisconsin

12127 170102  January 1  ALARC  Ice Dive, Excelsior, Minnesota
Ice divers take New Year's plunge at Lake Minnetonka - StarTribune.com  01/01/2017
ALARC Fitness and Friends - ALARC Running Club
Polar Bear Plunge  photos

12126 170102  Restored Minnesota State Capitol reopens to public on Tues. | KMSP  Tuesday, 01/03/2017
Minnesota State Capitol | Restoration Project - Minnesota Capitol Restoration

Minnesota State Capitol Restoration | Flickr
Capitol Grand Opening: August 11-13, 2017

12061 161221  10 magical places in Minnesota that look like the North Pole - StarTribune.com
Christmas  Minnesota

11773 161012  2016 Minneapolis-St. Paul Halloween events and fall fun  St. Paul Pioneer Press, 09/27/2016
Minnesota  |  Halloween

11772 161012   Visit the North Shore for fall colors and 10 must-sees  St. Paul Pioneer Press, 09/15/2016
Minnesota  |  Travel  |  Fall Colors

11741 161002  USA wins Ryder Cup 2016 Live scores, Sunday standings, results, updates - CBSSports.com
11732 160929  Celebrity Matches kick-off Ryder Cup festivities | RyderCup.com
Ryder Cup Michael Phelps steals the show at celebrity match | RyderCup.com
2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club, Sep 27 - Oct 2, 2016 RyderCup.com
Hazeltine National Golf Club, Minnesota

born September 24, 1896    F. Scott Fitzgerald 
F. Scott Fitzgerald Biography
F. Scott Fitzgerald - IMDb
GREAT GATSBY Trailer (2012) Movie HD - YouTube
F Scott Fitzgerald The Great American Dreamer part 1 - YouTube   part 1 - part 5
F. Scott Fitzgerald - Wikipedia 
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald, September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940, known professionally as F. Scott Fitzgerald, was an American novelist and short story writer, whose works are the paradigmatic writings of the Jazz Age. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Fitzgerald is considered a member of the "Lost Generation" of the 1920s. ...
Jazz Age - Wikipedia
Roaring Twenties - Wikipedia
Minnesota's Famous People  
F. Scott Fitzgerald Walking Tours | Historic Sites Minnesota Historical Society

11613 160823  Small Minnesota town re-elects dog to third term as mayor | FOX2now.com
Cormorant Township Home
Cormorant Township, Becker County, Minnesota - Wikipedia  Pop:
1,039 as of the 2010 census.

11191 160424  Block party: Thousands of fans flock downtown to First Avenue to honor Prince - StarTribune.com 
Prince Honored in Special 'Saturday Night Live' Tribute - NBC News
The magical moments that defined Prince's musical legacy - France 24

11181 160421    R.I.P.    April 21, 2016     Prince     Music great Prince dies at 57 - LA Times
Top Tracks - Prince - YouTube
Prince (musician) - Wikipedia
  Prince Rogers Nelson, June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016, known by his mononym Prince, was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actor, serving as a major figure in popular music for over three decades. ...
Prince - IMDb
Prince (American Singer, Songwriter, Musician)
Born: June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, MN
Information: Here < http://www.3121.com/ >
Minnesota's Famous People
Music  |  Minnesota

11049 16032The Kinetic King - America's Got Talent - Wild Card Special - YouTube
Kinetic King - YouTube
Art  |  Minnesota
R.I.P.    March 15, 2016, New Hope, Minnesota    Tim Fort, The Kinetic King    St. Paul's 'Kinetic King' artist dies  Pioneer Press  

10827 160205  City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival  Feb. 5 - 7, 2016, Minneapolis, MN
Freeloader Friday: 28 free things to do this weekend | City Pages  Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN
Meet 3 new shanties coming to White Bear Lake for the Art Shanty Projects | City Pages
Shanties Art Shanty Projects  02/06 - 02/28, 2016, every Sat. & Sun., on the frozen surface of White Bear Lake
Minnesota  |  Local Events

10124 150908  Sing along - Prairie Home Companion @MNStateFair - YouTube
A Prairie Home Companion's 40th Anniversary Broadcast - July 5, 2014 - YouTube
A Prairie Home Companion (2006) - IMDb
Minnesota  |  State Fair 

10120 150908  The Votes Are in America’s Coolest Small Towns of 2015  Yahoo Travel, BudgetTravel.com
#1 Grand Marais, Minn.
"We've been there. It's a nice town."


10085 150903  Minnesota  One of our staff members: "I've never been to California LEGOland or Florida LEGOLand, but a long time ago, I visited the MOA LEGO Store*."
Mall of America LEGO Store unveiling - YouTube  2010
Mall of America a walk through Lego Land - YouTube  2009
Toy  (LEGO)

9542 150626-0627
  Twin Cities Jazz Festival about to make history in St. Paul - TwinCities.com  06/22/2015
Biography.com  Dr. John
Official website of Dr. John the Night (Nite) Tripper
Dr. John - Wikipedia
Mix - Dr. John  Dr. John - Right Place Wrong Time - YouTube
Dr. John - Right Place Wrong Time - YouTube

"On Saturday, June 27, 2015, we attended the 17th Annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival."
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota State at CHS Field:  Jack Brass Band, Dr. John and The Nite Trippers
AARP Mears Park Stage:  Ted Olsen Quintet, Marquis Hill Blacktet, Francisco Mela's Crash Trio with Special Guest Nicholas Payton
Marquis Hill Blacktet-Return of the student Live @ Constellation - YouTube

Francisco Mela Trio - YouTube
Nicholas Payton with the Ray Brown Trio -Bag's Groove - YouTube
Twin Cities Jazz Festival photos
9506 15062 2015 Twin Cities Jazz Festival Mears Park | City Pages 
Twin Cities Jazz Festival | Mears Park, Lowertown, Saint Paul Minnesota's Largest
2015 Schedule: Twin Cities Jazz Festival
Twin Cities Jazz Festival Dr. John to play Lowertown's CHS Field - TwinCities.com  03/02/2015
Twin Cities Jazz Festival photos

9339 150530  Bison return to Afton's Belwin Conservancy - TwinCities.com  05/29/2015
Bison Release | Belwin Conservancy
Nature Conservancy | Protecting Nature, Preserving Life
Bison photos

9338 150530  After 23-year fight, North End finally gets its green space - TwinCities.com  05/29/2015
City of St. Paul, MN - Official Website - Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary

9322 150528  2015 City Pages Beer Festival - May 30  Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minneapolis News and Events | City Pages

9223 150514  USA Track & Field - Kampf Eyes Repeat at USATF 1 Mile Road Championships  05/12/2015
USATF 1 Mile Road Championships - Official Website - News - Twin Cities to Host Two USA Track and Field Championship Events in 2015

Twin Cities In Motion • Medtronic TC 1 Mile  May 14, 2015, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Twin Cities In Motion • Professional Athletes
2012 Medtronic TC 1 Mile - YouTube   & USATF 1 Mile Road Championships
2013 Medtronic TC 1 Mile Professional Men's Finish - YouTube
Dream Mile 1997 - El G 344.90 - YouTube
Hicham El Guerrouj sets a world record in the mile - YouTube
Mile run - Wikipedia

Mile run world record progression - Wikipedia

9092 150426   St. Paul Art Crawl  Spring & Fall  | Video: Saint Paul Art Crawl   St. Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul Art Crawl Spring 2015 - YouTube

9062 150421  Video: Has Google found the Loch Ness Monster? - Telegraph  04/21/2015
Google joins the search for Loch Ness Monster, may have found it (or not) - CNET  -  Technically Incorrect: Google may have all sorts of problems in Europe, but it's trying to make a contribution too.  -  04/20/2015
Loch Ness Monster - Wikipedia
  a cryptid that reputedly inhabits the Loch Ness lake in the Scottish Highlands
Minne – Minneapolis Parks Foundation
Minne, A Minneapolis Lake Monster, Tweets For Tourists  Huffington Post, 04/18/2012
Finding Minnesota Minneapolis’ Own Lake Monster « CBS Minnesota  04/15/2012

8981 150411  America’s Most Literate Cities  MSN Travel  #1  Minneapolis, MN, #4 St. Paul, MN
America  |  Minnesota

8980 150411  The Most Iconic Job in Each State  MSN Money, 24/7 Wall St.

8816 150323  Minnesota Gophers beat Harvard Crimson to win 3rd title in 4 years - ESPN  03/22/2014
Old result, new twist: Gophers cut down net after beating Harvard for women's hockey title | Star Tribune  03/23/2015
College Women's Ice Hockey - Home NCAA.com 
Frozen Four    Letterレター  47, 117, 153

8801 150322  Minnesota's 10 most-popular state parks - TwinCities.com  03/17/2015
2011 Most Popular Minnesota State Parks | Minnesota DNR
Parks & Nature Centers  |  Minnesota

8630 150228  Skiing, Snowboarding, ...
Chilling on Alberta high country slopes - LA Times 
-  Banff-Lake Louise area of Canada  -  12/06/2014
Ski season launches with changes at resorts in the West and Canada - LA Times 
America  |  Canada
Minnesota Ski Resorts | SkiCentral.com
We're pretty sure that for Minnesota, runs are short since we don't have high mountains, but lift tickets are cheap.
Many ski resorts are an easy drive away from the Twin Cities metro area. We love to ski! Note: Famous alpine skier, Lindsey Vonn is a St. Paul native. Lindsey Vonn Biography
Welch Village  |  Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort  |  Afton Alps
Lutsen Mountains: runs are quite long.

8620 150227  Ever Wanted to Look Inside a Summit Avenue Mansion  Midwest Home
For example, James J. Hill House  James J Hill House tour - YouTube
James J. Hill House | Historic Sites Minnesota Historical Society
James J. Hill - Wikipedia 
September 16, 1838 – May 29, 1916, a Canadian-American railroad executive, "The Empire Builder"

James J. Hill Biography

Summit Avenue Tour - 001 Introduction - YouTube
Famous Celebrities from Minnesota
Minnesota  |  Houses

8583 150223  Ice Fishing   MN Ice Fishing | Ice Fishing Houses | Lake Mille Lacs
Lake Fishing Reports MN Fish Winnie Cass Leech Winnibigoshish Pokegama  FsihRapper,
Current Northern Minnesota Ice Fishing Reports
Ice fishing - Wikipedia
Photos:  Ice Fishing Contest & Ice Fishing Basics  |  Fishing  |  Minnesota  |  Wisconsin

8577 150222  Ski Jumping
Snowflake Ski Club 
2015 Snowflake Ski Jumping Tournament Jan. 30th & 31st, Westby, Wisconsin
Photos: Ski Jumping  St. Paul, MN |  International Ski Jumping Competition Minneapolis, MN

Minnesota: Minneapolis Ski Club  |  St. Paul Ski Club

8576 150222  Nordic Ski  American Birkebeiner, Cable & Hayward, Wisconsin (WI), (Cross-County Ski races: 51 k, 23 k, and 12 k) 
Cross-country Ski photos Minneapolis, MN
Feb. 19-22, 2015

8260 150117 
Polar Bear Plunge 
For example, January 1  ALARC  Ice Dive, Excelsior, MN.
Annual White Bear Lake Polar Bear Plunge, White Bear Lake, MN  Jan. 31, 2015
1-1-2015 25th Annual Lake Minnetonka Polar Plunge - Excelsior, MN - YouTube
2015 ALARC Ice Dive on PSB Media - YouTube

8186 150109 
States where people live the longest - Yahoo Homes  Alexander E.M. Hess, 24/7 WallSt, 01/09/2015
Top 10:  1.  Hawaii2.  Minnesota,  3.  California, 4.  Connecticut, 5.  Massachusetts, 6.  New York, 7.  Vermont, 8.  New Hampshire, 9.  New Jersey, 10.  Utah

born May 24, 1941    Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Biography  Singer, Songwriter
Blowin in The Wind - Bob Dylan - YouTube
Bob Dylan The Times They Are A Changin' 1964 - YouTube
Bob Dylan - Like a Rolling Stone World's Most Viewed Cover! [cover] - YouTube
Top 10 Bob Dylan Songs - YouTube
Bob Dylan Biography | Rolling Stone

Folk rock - Wikipedia
Bob Dylan - Wikipedia 
born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941, an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s when his songs chronicled social unrest, although Dylan repudiated suggestions from journalists that he was a spokesman for his generation. Nevertheless, early songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'" became anthems for the American civil rights and anti-war movements...
Bob Dylan discography - Wikipedia
Hibbing's Dylan Days are over but Duluth's live on - TwinCities.com  Christa Lawler, 12/30/2014
Duluth Dylan Festival | Facebook  Duluth, MN, May each year
Dylan Days  1991 - 2014, Hibbing, MN

Minnesota  Duluth  |  Music  |  Famous Celebrities from Minnesota

11779 161014  Why Bob Dylan Deserves His Nobel Prize - Rolling Stone
Bob Dylan makes no mention of Nobel prize as he takes to the stage Music | The Guardian
Bob Dylan OFFICIAL GREATEST HITS ★★★★★ - YouTube
The debate over Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize for literature - YouTube
Minnesota’s own Bob Dylan is first musician to win Nobel literature prize – Twin Cities
Minnesota's Famous People: Bob Dylan
Minnesota  Duluth  |  Music  | 

7970 141212  Best in the US 2015 - Lonely Planet  12/10/2014
1. Queens, New York, 2. Western South Dakota, 3. New Orleans, Louisiana, 4. Colorado River region, Colorado, Utah, and Arizona, 5. North Conway, New Hampshire, 6. Indianapolis, Indiana, 7. Greenville, South Carolina, 8. Oakland, California, 9. Duluth, Minnesota, 10. Mount Shasta region, California

7936 141207  College Football Playoff -- Alabama Crimson Tide, Oregon Ducks, Florida State Seminoles, Ohio State Buckeyes in inaugural playoff - ESPN  12/07/2014
College Football - Home NCAA.com 
2014-15 College Football Bowl Schedule
2014-2015 College Football Bowls « Big Ten Network
College Football Playoff (CFP) - Wikipedia
2014 NCAA College Football Polls and Rankings for Week 16 - ESPN
University of Minnesota Official Athletic Site - Football
Wisconsin Official Athletic Site 

7885 141129  Minnesota Football - Golden Gophers News, Scores, Videos - College Football - ESPN
Minnesota Loses to Wisconsin, 34 - 24
Minnesota–Wisconsin football rivalry - Wikipedia
Big Ten Conference - Wikipedia
7846 141126  2014 NCAA College Football Polls and Rankings for Week 14 - ESPN  11/23/2014
Best of Week 14: A whole lot of Minnesota at Wisconsin here « Big Ten Network  Tom Dienhart
Minnesota vs. Wisconsin:
Big Ten West title game, Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 @ Wisconsin; The battle for Paul Bunyan’s Axe
Big Ten  Home
Big Ten Conference  Big Ten  -  Wikipedia

7711 141114  College Ice Hockey  NCAA
College DI Men's Ice Hockey Rankings - USCHO.com NCAA.com   #1 Minnesota

Women's College Ice Hockey - Home   #2 Minnesota

7543 141027  Best Places to Retire - Money.com  TIME, Daniel Bortz and Sarah Max
Best Place to Keep Costs Low - Winner: Bella Vista, Arkansas; Runner-Ups: Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Morgantown, West Virginia
Best Place for an Encore Career - Winner: Iowa City, Iowa; Runner-Ups: Bozeman, Montana and Casper, Wyoming
Best Place for a Well-rounded Retirement - Winner: Northfield, Minnesota; Runner-Ups: Belingham, Washington and Manchester, New Hampshire

States & D.C.

7528 141025  J.K. Rowling announces new 'Harry Potter' spinoff - Chicago Tribune : October 31, 2014 10/25/2014
Harry Potter - Wikipedia
Harry Potter Midnight Magic Release Party photos  July 20, 2007, Mall of America, Minnesota

7169 140914  Loch Ness Monster In England Stunning Photo Reveals ‘Bownessie’  Inquisitr, 09/11/2014
Real Pictures Loch Ness Monster - Bing Images
Loch Ness Monster - Wikipedia
Minneapolis' lake monster, Minne - Bing Images
Minne – Minneapolis Parks Foundation

8775 150318  Intense Solar Storm Could Pull Northern Lights Across America  -  
Americans Have the Very Rare Opportunity to See the Northern Lights Tonight - Northern Lights Pictures  -  Popular Mechanics, 03/17/2015

Amazing Auroras: Breathtaking Northern Lights Photos of 2015  Space.com, 03/18/2015
Photos: Minnesota skies turn green for St. Patrick's Day - TwinCities.com
Video and photos: Stunning aurora borealis lights up Duluth skies | Minnesota Public Radio News  03/18/2015
Spectacular Norway Northern Lights - YouTube  National Geographic, northern Norway, March 2012
Night of the Northern Lights - YouTube  in the far north of Scotland, Feb. 27, 2014
Stunning Time-Lapse Video Elemental Iceland - YouTube  National Geographic, Oct. 8, 2013
Astronomy  |  America  |  Alaska  |  Minnesota  |  Wisconsin

10706 160114  More evidence of possible gold deposits found on Iron Range - TwinCities.com
Minnesota mining history - Digging into MN Minerals: Minnesota DNR

10707 160114  Gold Rush
The Gold Rush of 1849 - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com
The Start of the California Gold Rush (1849) - YouTube  California
American Experience | The Gold Rush | PBS
Klondike Gold Rush - Wikipedia   Canada
Home | The Klondike Gold Rush | PBS
1898 Alaska Klondike Gold Rush Story, Dawson City, Yukon River - YouTube
The American West 05 - Gold in the Black Hills (1874) - from Timelines.tv - YouTube  South Dakota
The Start of the California Gold Rush (1849) - YouTube
Our photos:  a Prospector (far right in photo)  | 
Gold Panning

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