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Here Are 10 Things They Don’t Teach You About Minnesota In School

Minnesota has a lot of great claims to fame when it comes to inventions, medical accomplishments, and historical stories, but there are a few things, from crazy laws to world records to downright fascinating facts that we think belong in the history books – or at least are hilarious or noteworthy enough to be mentioned in school from time to time. Here are 10 facts that none of our students are ever going to hear in class, but that are truly pretty interesting, and unique to the land of 10,000 lakes.

What do you think is the weirdest thing you ever learned about MN in school?

Jo Magliocco
Minnesota staff writer for Only in Your State and owner of Minnesota blog NorthGuide.co, I'm a Minneapolis transplant who loves my cats, camera, and local coffee. On the weekends I'm usually exploring the North Shore or making my way through the list of Minnesota's State Parks. Want to talk about MN or ask me a question? Tweet me @sotafiedjo!