Border Battle

With Brett Favre wearing purple, the Minnesota-Wisconsin rivalry is about to get uglier than a mooning at Lambeau Field, begging the question: How do the states really stack up?

* GMAC Insurance survey, 2009
* U.S. Census data, 2007





Vikings vs. Packers
all-time series

 45 wins 49 wins WI
Best drivers,
ranked by state*
 8th 1st WI
Best actor Jessica Lange Bob Uecker MN
Best invention Post-it notesThe solid-body
electric guitar
Median household income, ranked
by state* 
 10th 21st MN
Coolest exportPolaris and Arctic
Cat snowmobiles
Famous folks Bob Dylan, Prince,
F. Scott Fitzgerald
 Frank Lloyd Wright, Harry Houdini, Orson Welles Tie
Infamous folksJohn Dillinger, Ma Barker, Congresswoman Michelle BachmannJeffrey Dahmer, Ed Gein, Senator Joseph McCarthy  WI
Strange statuary Mary Tyler MooreThe Fonz WI