You Won! Now What?

Jackpots have been all the buzz this week with Mega Millions record-setting $970 million jackpot and Powerball’s $430 million jackpot. That’s more than $1.3 billion up for grabs!  If Minnesota gets lucky enough to have a winner, we thought we’d fill you in on answers to some frequently asked questions … just in case you hit the big one. 

Minnesota Lottery Proceeds Benefit Bison

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR), is working to restore the bison population in Minnesota. Alexander Watson from the DNR explains how lottery dollars have gone on to benefit Minnesota State Parks and bison in Minnesota. The Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund, which receives a portion of Minnesota Lottery proceeds, has supported this project.

Best Bets at the Minnesota State Fair on a Budget

The Minnesota State Fair is finally here. It’s time to rejoice and get out your cash because let’s face it, the fair can be expensive. Options are endless at the Great Minnesota Get Together. But where do you begin?

Get in Touch with Nature at the Minnesota State Fair

We love nature. We also love the Minnesota State Fair. Who says you can’t experience both at the same time? We’ve put together a list of our favorite places to get in touch with nature at the Minnesota State Fair.

Lottery Dollars Benefit Minnesota State Flower

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is working to preserve and protect Minnesota’s native orchids. The Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund, which receives a portion of Minnesota Lottery proceeds, has supported this project.

Duluth Artist Creates Exclusive Piece for Art in Bayfront Park

Local artist Erin Virta was selected to create a mosaic using recycled lottery tickets for Art in Bayfront Park in Duluth, MN. The theme of the artwork challenge was “North Shore Jackpot”...

Teach Me How to Music Fest

We’ve been to WeFest a time or two, so we’ve compiled a list of tips and tricks to teach you how to music fest... 

Glam Up Your WE Fest Campsite

Headed to WE Fest? Time to plan what to pack. Don’t forget to bring the extras to GLAM up your campsite.

10 Ways to Say I’MN to Minnesota Summers

Summer may be flying by but there’s still plenty of time to get out and enjoy all the great things that Minnesota has to offer.

Top Five Places to Paddleboard in Minnesota

There are over 10,000 lakes in Minnesota, so you shouldn’t have any trouble finding great places to try out your new stand-up paddleboard.

Minneapolis Artist to Give Away Exclusive Piece at Stone Arch Bridge Festival

Argentinian born and raised Daniela Bianchini, a Minneapolis transplant for the last 18 years and who now calls Minnesota home, has been making it her mission to beautify the city with public art...

10 Ways We Are Playing Our Part

The Minnesota Lottery helps make Minnesota an even better place to live—and it is fun! Money from lottery sales helps our environment and supports important state programs that benefit all Minnesotans.