7.) There are 115 lakes in Minnesota named "Long".
2nd place on the list is "Mud" , followed by "Rice" and yes, there is a Ricki Lake.
8.) In 1907, Lake Nokomis was only 5 feet deep!
Lake Nokomis, off of Cedar Avenue in Minneapolis, was originally just a drainage swamp for the area, but after being purchased in 1907, it was eventually developed into a fully fledged l