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It was an unfortunate site in northern Minnesota this morning. Reports from an International Falls resident say that they say snow flying this morning. And for the record, it was in the 80s yesterday in the International Falls area. This morning they woke up to temperatures in the 30s.

We're over here complaining about it being in the 50s and 60s the rest of this week and into Memorial Day weekend. Yeah, it stinks with this weekend being the unofficial start to summer, but at least it didn't snow! Gotta look on the bright side of things.

The National Weather Service out of Duluth Tweeted about the white stuff falling from the sky this morning. The Tweet said that their observer in International Falls reported that snow was falling for about 10 minutes at around 7 AM this morning. It left a trace amount of snow on the ground the day after they hit 85 degrees. I can't imagine that the snow stuck around on the ground for very long since it was so warm yesterday, but heading into work with a dusting covering your yard would be a pretty sad sight.

Snow in May after a day in the 80s, yeah that's pretty bad, but what about snow in June? Or August? You can read that whole story HERE, but it's happened! On June 4th, 1935 in Mizpah in Koochiching Counties, 1.5 inches of snow fell. And on August 31, 1949 trace amounts of snow fell at the Duluth International Airport. These numbers and dates are according to the Minnesota DNR.

Keep scrolling to check out the top 25 places to live in Minnesota! No, International Falls is not on there. (Probably because of the snow in May issue. Just kidding!)

The 25 Best Places to Live in Minnesota

Stacker compiled a list of the best places to live in Minnesota using data from Niche. Niche ranks places to live based on a variety of factors including cost of living, schools, health care, recreation, and weather. Cities, suburbs, and towns were included. Listings and images are from realtor.com.

On the list, there's a robust mix of offerings from great schools and nightlife to high walkability and public parks. Some areas have enjoyed rapid growth thanks to new businesses moving to the area, while others offer glimpses into area history with well-preserved architecture and museums. Keep reading to see if your hometown made the list.

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