Saint Paul, Minnesota
St. Paul is known as half of the "Twin Cities" (Minneapolis, MN, being the other half). If cities had a personality, St. Paul would be an Irish-Catholic from who went to a private liberal arts college, has season tickets to "Prairie Home Companion", and donates annually to NPR.
The official website of the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota - the most livable city in America
The capitol was completed in 1905 at a cost of $4.5 million. It is estimated that building it today, with the same materials, would cost over $900 million.
One of the best features of St. Paul is its vibrant history - from the lumber barons who helped build the city to the glorious historic mansions on Summit Ave. to the 5th-generation Irish Catholic families whose settlements date back to when the city was called "Pig Eye", St. Paul - and its cityscape - definitely doesn't lack for character.
Work and jobs in St. Paul: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute. Average climate in St. Paul, Minnesota
Its time once again for the St. Paul Winter Carnival, and Reference Librarian Hamp Smith celebrates with a look at Winter Carnival materials in the Societys collections. Highlights include photographs, personal diaries, marching uniforms, and film footage of the 1916 and 1942 parades.