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Eric Dayton, who wants his native Minnesota to divorce itself from the Midwest. "We're Midwest if you're looking at it from New York City or from anywhere on [the East] Coast," Dayton told me. "But then again, that's someone else's definition. I think it's time for us to claim our own."
Eric Dayton, who wants his native Minnesota to divorce itself from the Midwest. "We're Midwest if you're looking at it from New York City or from anywhere on [the East] Coast," Dayton told me. "But then again, that's someone else's definition. I think it's time for us to claim our own."

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Is Minnesota the 'North' or part of the Midwest?

Attempts at rebranding the Midwest region are underway. CNN's Carol Costello highlights Minnesota's efforts to label the state as "The North" region.

Is Minnesota the 'North' or part of the Midwest?

Attempts at rebranding the Midwest region are underway. CNN's Carol Costello highlights Minnesota's efforts to label the state as "The North" region.