If you know several people who have hit a deer more than once, you might be from Minnesota. - If you can drive 75 mph through two feet of snow during a raging blizzard without flinching, you might be from Minnesota. - If you carry jumpers in your car and your wife knows how to use them, you might be from Minnesota.
St Paul Winter Carnival lasts 2 weeks and attracts approximately 350,000 visitors a year. Some of the events include: Snow Carvings and in past years, life size ice palaces, Treasure Hunt (decipher clues to find hidden medallion hidden somewhere in St Paul parks), Red Bull Crashed Downhill Ice Skating World Championship, Dog Sled Racing, Hot Air Balloon Races, Snowplow competition, Torchlight Parade and Fireworks.
Pearson Nut Goodie - the wrapper may not entice you to try this classic, Minnesota-made candy bar, but dive in and you will experience a perfect crunch of peanuts, maple flavor, and smooth milk chocolate