Madison-area lakes can sprout huge blooms of blue-green algae, which can produce toxins and cause a flurry of nasty symptoms--and even death--in people and pets.
A "Bourbon Heritage Center" that traces the historical roots of bourbon and whiskey in pioneer times.
Brew/movie, relating to any number of theaters that serve beer. Popular ones are Kennedy School, Laurelhurst, Baghdad.
The young woman who serves as Minnesota's state dairy princess wears the title of Princess Kay of the Milky Way, a name selected in a Department of Agriculture contest over fifty years ago. Princess Kay is crowned each August the night before the opening of the Minnesota State Fair, and she makes appearances not only during the Fair's 12-day run, but all year long. She is generally the daughter of dairy farmers. While at the fair, both Princess Kay and the runner-ups sit in a refrigerator in the Empire Commons building and have a replica of their head sculpted out of butter.
"City of Trees" is the official nickname for the city of Boise. The name comes from the French word boisé, which means "wooded." Although historical perceptions of cities aren't necessarily relevant today, the "City of Trees" moniker suits Boise well because of the natural beauty in and around the city.