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What to do in Minneapolis, Minnesota

 
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MadSuh's pictureby MadSuh review
added on 15th of December, 2008
Minneapolis is one of the places with the highest standard of living. Major companies like 3M or Northwest Airlines are headquartered in Minneapolis. Minneapolis offers some sports teams as well as some great outdoor activities not too far away. If you are into shopping, they have the Mall of America which is the largest mall in the US and one of the largest in the world, it's really huge, like another city in the city.
 

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 The city of Minneapolis grew around the Falls of Saint Anthony, which is the only waterfall of River Mississippi. History suggests that the Millers have been using hydropower since 1st century B.C. Minneapolis was even described as the “the greatest direct drive water power center ever seen by the world.’ The forests located in the northern Minnesota in early years were the source of the lumber industry operating nearly seventeen sawmills. The industry ran on power generated from the waterfall.  The west bank of the river had 23 businesses by 1871, which included woollen mills, flour mills, railroad machine shop, iron works, planning... Read more »

 
 
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