Located along the Iowa and South Dakota borders, the southwest region is known for rolling prairies and rock formed by glaciers. It is home to the state's largest municipal park, Alexander Ramsey park in Redwood Falls. Cities in the region include Marshall and Willmar.
Support for this region of Minnesota Compass is provided by Southwest Initiative Foundation.
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