Bing.com Homepage Features Minneapolis, Minnesota

Happy Birthday Minnesota!

Today Minnesota turns 154 years old, and to help us celebrate, Bing decided to make Minneapolis the featured image on the search engine’s homepage.
 
Minneapolis skyline and Stone Arch Bridge over the Mississippi River, Minnesota 2012-05-11

[Minneapolis skyline and Stone Arch Bridge over the Mississippi River, Minnesota]

 
Fun Fact: May 11, 1858 was the date that Minnesota became the 32nd state of the United States of America.

 
So what’s in the boxes?
 
Box #1: This riverside skyline crowns the most northerly of the lower 48 states.
It’s a state that’s also celebrating a birthday today »
 
This riverside skyline crowns the most northerly of the lower 48 states. It's a state that's also celebrating a birthday today.
 
Box #2: The people of this state have an infamous love affair with an uncommon fish.
Meet the notorious food with a long half-life »
 
The people of this state have an infamous love affair with an uncommon fish. Meet the notorious food with a long half-life.
 
Box #3: Back in the 1880s, this town grew at a feverish pace once people harnessed a powerful falls.
Take a look, it runs under this bridge »
 
Back in the 1880s, this town grew at a feverish pace once people harnessed a powerful falls. Take a look, it runs under this bridge.
 
Box #4: This is where you’ll find a Prince, a Doughboy, and seven miles of pedestrian skyways on the edge of the prairie.
What’s your guess: Minneapolis or St. Paul? »
 
This is where you'll find a Prince, a Doughboy, and seven miles of pedestrian skyways on the edge of the prairie. What's your guess: Minneapolis or St. Paul?
 
Info Box: Minneapolis skyline and Stone Arch Bridge over the Mississippi River, Minnesota (© Joe Mamer/age fotostock)
 
Minneapolis skyline and Stone Arch Bridge over the Mississippi River, Minnesota © Joe Mamer/age fotostock
 
Once again Happy 154th Birthday Minnesota, you don’t look a day over 100!
 
Cheers!

James Svoboda, MnSearch Vice President, WebRanking CEO, Marketing Land Contributor and Husband & Father in Eden Prairie, MN. You can find me on Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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  • Thomas says:

    Minnesota pols voted for a NEW Vikings stadium and note the Bing homepage on the 154th birthday of Minnesota Statehood.

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