What propels people to living in Minnesota’s Northwest Angle, that 1783 mistake that put a chunk of Canada in Minnesota?
The border was supposed to cut through Lake of the Woods, but the map was wrong.
The only way to get to Minnesota from here is through Canada, CBS Sunday Morning notes on its profile of the Angle yesterday.
Want to have a slumber party? The kids will need passports.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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