Blue: Minisota’ Sky-tinted water
The land of 10,000 lakes. The Great Lakes begins in Duluth. The Mighty Mississippi is formed in our state. If any state has a case to have a blue flag, it is Minnesota.
The Directional Star
“L’etoile du Nord” The North Star
Legend has it if you follow the North Star, you will end up in Minnesota. Gold represents the rich resources of the land.
The Snowflake: Winter We embrace it.
Put on a sweater and stay warm. As a bonus this is also the shape of the star on the floor in the rotunda of the Capital building in Saint Paul.