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Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS)
"Established in 1849, the Society collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota's past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational programs and book publishing. Using the power of history to transform lives, the Society preserves our past, shares our state's stories and connects people with history."

Check out the Minnesota History Quarterly magazine, much of which is full-text online. Browse through the exhibits, many of which have an online counterpart. Search the Collections and discover fascinating stuff.
government_resources  State  Minnesota  MNHS  history  fun  museum 
july 2013 by sppl
Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
"Assists Veterans in securing state and federal benefits, and provides programs and services relating to higher education, benefits, burial, claims, outreach and Veterans preference. MDVA also operates five Veterans Homes throughout the state, providing a continuum of long-term care for its Residents, with a strong emphasis on remembering and recognizing the service and sacrifices of all Veterans."
government_resources  State  Minnesota  veterans  benefits  veterans_services 
july 2013 by sppl
League of Women Voters, Minnesota
Information about voter registration, elections, the legislature, as well as information about the League, its activities and publications.
State  Minnesota  voting  elections  Nonprofits 
july 2013 by sppl
LawHelpMN.org
"LawHelpMN.org provides answers to legal questions, contact information for legal aid offices, links to courthouses and local community organizations, and legal forms."
government_resources  Minnesota  state  law  legal_information  legal_representation  legal_self_help  pro_se 
july 2013 by sppl
Minnesota OpenData
Links to a state websites containing data on various topics. Headings include:
Census
Education
Environment
Finance
Health & Human Services
Public Safety
Technology
Trades
Transportation

A product of the Open Government Initiative. From the MN Office of Enterprise Technology.
government_resources  state  Minnesota  databases  census  education  environment  finance  health  safety  transportation 
june 2011 by sppl
Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED) Data Center
Nothing tells a story like numbers. And here is where we let them do the talking.

You’ll find data and data tools that give you a comprehensive, nuts-and-bolts look at Minnesota’s economy and workforce.

Prepared by our Labor Market Information Office and our Analysis and Evaluation Office, we provide the latest and most detailed data available on employment, wages, job growth and more, as well as key economic comparisons between Minnesota and other states.

From the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
government_resources  state  Minnesota  DEED  economics  labor  statistics  wages 
april 2011 by sppl
Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)
The Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) tool tracks wages and employment by industry at the state, regional, county and municipal levels. QCEW data, which are available on a quarterly and annual basis, are a comprehensive and accurate source of employment and wage information and a key component in many economic research projects.

From the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (MNDEED).
government_resources  state  Minnesota  statistics  employment  wages  MNDEED 
march 2011 by sppl
Minnesota State Budget
Includes the Operating Budget, Forecast, Legislative Advisory Commission, End of Legislative Session documents, Capital Budget and Related Documents, and Mandate Reports.

From Minnesota Management & Budget (MMB).
government_resources  state  Minnesota  MMB  budget 
february 2011 by sppl
Minnesota Votes: Elections & Voting
Information on current and upcoming elections, polling places, eligibility requirements, registration information, voting locations and times, time off work to vote, accessibility, and absentee voting. Also includes information on campaign finance, filing to be a candidate, becoming an election judge, protecting election integrity, and election administration. From the MN Secretary of State
government_resources  state  Minnesota  MN_secretary_of_state  elections  voting  polling_place 
august 2010 by sppl
Minnesota Maps
Legislative and Congressional District Maps, Precinct Maps, Election Results, Interactive Maps, Population Maps, School Districts, Maps Related To Bills, Google Earth Files, Area Codes, Zip Codes, Geographic Boundaries. From the Geographic Information Services of the MN State Legislature.
government_resources  state  county  city  Minnesota  MN_legislature  maps  elections  census  bills 
august 2010 by sppl
Where Do I Vote?
Enter your address into the Polling Place Finder to find out important voting information for your precinct, including:

Your Polling Place (where you vote, map & directions)
Districts for your precinct (including maps)
"Candidates on My Ballot" (candidates and questions on the ballot at your
next election, when available)

From the MN Secretary of State.
government_resources  state  Minnesota  MN_secretary_of_state  elections  voting  polling_place 
august 2010 by sppl
Minnesota Climatology Working Group
Includes current and historic weather data, summaries and publications - some centered around individual weather phenomena, storms and tornadoes, storm events, and agricultural climate data, all centered around Minnesota and the surrounding area. From the State Climatology Office out of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) - Waters.
government_resources  state  Minnesota  DNR  weather  storms  climate  science 
july 2010 by sppl
Community DataWorks
Provides demographic, housing, and economic data on the neighborhod (planning districe) and sub-neighborhood (sub planning district) levels. Data is from the U.S. Census. Community DataWorks produced by the Wilder Foundation.
government_resources  city  St_Paul  Minnesota  census  statistics  demographics  housing  economics  neighborhoods 
june 2010 by sppl
Regional Statistics and Data - Metropolitan Council
Census and other data used and compared to reflect and benefit the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area.

Includes:
Census data - 2000 Decennial Census and the American Community Survey.
Regional Development Framework 2030 Forecasts.
Population and Households.
Economy and Employment.
Housing.
Metro Residents Survey.
Development.
Land Use.
Metro Area Comparisons.
Fiscal Disparities.

From the Metropolitan Council.
government_resources  county  city  Minnesota  Metropolitan_Council  census  statistics  demographics  economics  housing  development 
june 2010 by sppl
MN Datanet
Datanet is an online system consisting of summarized statistical information designed to serve Minnesota's governments, businesses, schools, nonprofit agencies and citizens. The system contains statistics about social, economic and demographic conditions in Minnesota. From the MN Land Management Information Center.
government_resources  state  county  city  Minnesota  census  statistics  demographics  health  economics  housing 
june 2010 by sppl
Minnesota QuickLinks - US Census Bureau
Minnesota demographic, business, economic, and geographic datasets from the American Community Survey, 1990 & 2000 decennial censuses, and the economic census, plus a variety of other sources. From the U.S. Census Bureau.
government_resources  state  Minnesota  census  statistics  demographics  housing  business  economics  geographic 
june 2010 by sppl
AccountAbility Minnesota Taxpayer Assistance Program
Providing free tax preparation assistance to individuals with an annual income of $30,000 or less, families with an annual income of $50,000 or less and the self-employed with and annual income of $50,000 or less. They provide assistance from Feburary through October. From AccountAbility Minnesota.
government_resources  federal  united_states  state  Minnesota  AccountAbility_MN  taxes  tax_preparation 
june 2010 by sppl
Minnesota Property Taxes and Refund
Forms, instructions, and information about property taxes and rebates. From the Minnesota Department of Revenue.
government_resources  state  Minnesota  MN_dept_of_revenue  property_taxes  property_tax_refund 
june 2010 by sppl
IRS Offices in Minnesota
Contact information, hours, and services available from IRS offices in Minnesota where you can get face-to-face or telephone help with tax questions.

The St. Paul office is here:
IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center
30 East 7th Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
651-312-8082
Monday-Friday 8:20 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

From the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
government_resources  federal  state  united_states  Minnesota  IRS  taxes 
june 2010 by sppl
Washington County, MN Property and Property Tax Information Lookup
Look up publicly available information from property and property tax records in Washington County.
government_resources  county  Washington_county  Minnesota  property  property_taxes  taxes 
june 2010 by sppl
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