The Buzz About Minnesota’s State Bee

Did you know that Minnesota has a state bee? Read more about the rusty patched bumble bee.

Fact: Nature is Gopher 5’s Biggest Winner

Whether the Gopher 5 jackpot is $100,000 or over $1 million, a portion of every dollar played helps protect Minnesota’s great outdoors.

5 Minnesota State Trails Less Traveled

The time is now to get outside and embrace the season of color.

Brewing Up Some Fun

Over the years, the Lottery has teamed up with the Beer Dabbler to support Minnesota’s growing brewery community. This year, the folks at the Dabbler came up with a new twist on a local brew tasting event.

Minnesotans Say I’MN for a Record Lottery Sales Year

For the third year in a row, the Minnesota Lottery has ended the fiscal year with record sales.

Land of 10,000 Lakes

We didn’t get that moniker for nothing, after all.

It’s Game Day Any Day!

Vikings game day is always exciting! As much as we love game day at US Bank Stadium - the party on the Plaza, stadium food, heckling the visiting team fans - this year is going to be different. That’s not all bad, there are some unexpected benefits of game day at home.

Minnesota's (85!) Luckiest Lottery Cities

From Aitkin to Zumbrota, Minnesota Lottery players have been striking (lottery) gold!

50 Never Sounded So Good!

Congratulations to First Avenue on 50 fabulous years of bringing amazing live music and unforgettable adventures to the Twin Cities.

Lucky for Life Lifetime Prize Won in Minnesota

Lucky for Life offers two lifetime prizes: the top prize is $1,000 a day for life and the second prize is $25,000 a year for life. Yep, those checks just keep coming.

Lake Shetek - Southwest Minnesota's Largest Lake

This summer, we are celebrating eight uniquely Minnesota landmarks. Read all about Lake Shetek.

Lake Pepin - Life on the Water

This summer, we are celebrating eight uniquely Minnesota landmarks. Read all about Lake Pepin.