Minnesota is the 32nd state admitted into the United States of America.
- Sesame Street episode 4161 features Minnesota Mel, an Indiana Jones-style adventure hero who inspires Telly Monster to search for the Golden Triangle of Destiny.
- Jerry Juhl was born in St. Paul, Minnesota.
- The Muppet Babies coloring book Muppet Babies Visit the Fifty States features Baby Scooter and Baby Skeeter on a snowmobile in Minnesota.
- Bert & Ernie, Goodnight! debuted at the Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
- Episode 4080 of Sesame Street features the Fairy Godperson getting a call on his wand cell from Minnesota about a Moose who wants to fly like a squirrel.
- In episode 4208 of Sesame Street, The Count leaves his counting booth to tend to a counting emergency in Minneapolis.
- Minneapolis declared January 13, 2010 as Sesame Street Live Day, in honor of VEE Corporation's 30th anniversary.