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This week in state history

Historic Minnesota events with anniversaries this coming week.

Jan. 10

1925 "Arrowhead" is selected as the official moniker for northeastern Minnesota, the result of a nationwide contest sponsored by the Northeastern Minnesota Civic and Commerce Association of Duluth. It renamed itself the Minnesota Arrowhead Association in July of 1925.

1975 A fierce blizzard strikes, bringing one to two feet of snow (with some drifts reaching 20 feet) and winds up to 80 miles per hour, closing most Minnesota roads. The storm produced a total of 58 fatalities with 12 of those resulting from the 42 tornadoes s...

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