The marketing of Minnesotaby Nikki Tundel, Minnesota Public Radio
St. Paul, Minn. — Minnesota became a state in 1858. But, to be honest, not everyone recognized its greatness. In fact, many considered it uninhabitable.
Right from the start, Minnesota knew it had to come up with a clever marketing plan to lure in new residents.
Host Mary Lucia and reporter Nikki Tundel discuss the ways the state promoted itself to potential settlers.