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Midday talks about Minnesota at 150

Posted at 11:29 AM on April 16, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Gary Eichten is talking about our "Sesquicentennial Summer," as Minnesota's sesquicentennial celebration draws near.

Word is the point isn't just to host a big state birthday party but to reflect on Minnesota history and our own social evolution.

MPR's Minnesota 150 collection: Tell your story, catch up on related celebration news, and get to know our state a little better.

More from MPR, courtesy the Midday page:

*May celebration to launch sesquicentennial events (04/12/2008)
*Stories from the Civilian Conservation Corps (03/27/2008)
*Sesquicentennial organizers look for state money (03/17/2008)
*Spinning stories of Minnesota (03/12/2008)
*Celebrating Minnesota's Sesquicentennial in song (01/31/2008)
*People of Minnesota (01/21/2008)
*150 years of Minnesota history (08/28/2007)

Resources:
*The Minnesota Sesquicentennial Commission

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