Preparing for MN's big 150
Minnesota Public Radio reports that Minnesota will celebrate its Sesquicentennial in 2008, and preparations are already in order.
On May 11th, 1858, Minnesota became the 32nd state. Today, there is a planning committee called the Minnesota Sesquicentennial Commission which has over 40 events planned for the celebration. These will focus on innovation, health and wellness, arts and education.
Several cities across Minnesota will also be celebrating their Sesquicentennial. WCCO reports Fairmont, MN is tidying up the town, with several projects vying for funding.