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There’s nothing wrong with cracker-sprinkled tuna noodle hotdish, but it doesn’t mean you can’t crave a garlicky stir fry dotted with sesame seeds.

A recent tourism study says Minnesota is too bland — not flavorful enough to visit.

The really irritating factor about the assessment that labels Minnesota as dull is that it comes from some people who live in not-exactly-scintillating environs such as Michigan, Illinois and Nebraska. Ouch.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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