I drove through Menahga ("blueberry" in Ojibwe) on my way to Park Rapids and stopped to see the town's big attraction.
It's St Urho and the dead grasshopper!
Of course, the legend is purely fictional; invented by a Finnish-American in Virginia, MN, and later refined by Prof. Havumaki. My mother, a first grade teacher, took a continuing education course from the latter. He recounted the legend to the class, and she passed the story on to me. No, we are not Finnish.
There are a lot of Finns in northern MN. A few examples from Grand Rapids:
You should know that, just as the stereotypical Irishman is Paddy, the stereotypical Finn is Toivo. There were a lot of people of Finnish heritage in my high school and town.