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 retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.