Minneapolis to host Netroots Nation 2011



By Paul Schmelzer, The Minnesota Independent

Netroots Nation, the progressive blog conference that this weekend welcomed Sen. Al Franken and state Sen. Tarryl Clark to its podium, is coming to that duo’s home state. At the end of his keynote speech Saturday, Franken announed that the 2011 edition will be held in Minneapolis next June 16-19.

“It’s a little bit less glitzy and glamorous than Las Vegas, but it’s also a little bit less hot,” Franken said. “Great fishing, beautiful scenery, and tons of energetic progressives ready to show Netroots Nation a good time.”

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