Study: Minnesota 2nd Most Liberal StateMinnesota is only behind Washington in a ranking that shows the most liberal states, according to a study by The Hill. To determine the ranking, the study looked at history and voting trends in all 50 states, votes in recent presidential elections, breakdown of congressional delegations, the parties of the past three governors and control of the state legislatures.
Maple Grove Named 2nd Best Place To LiveAccording to Money Magazine's annual Best Place to Live in America list, the no. 2 spot just happens to be a popular Minnesota suburb.
New Ulm's Oktoberfest Named One Of The Best In The NationIt's one of the best times of the year for beer lovers. As we say goodbye to summer, breweries and restaurants start rolling out the kegs for Oktoberfests.
Rochester Named 2nd Best Small(ish) City To Live InWhen it comes to small to mid-sized cities to call home, a website ranking puts Rochester, Minn. as the second best in the nation.
Study: Mpls. 6th Most Liberal City In USIn what's likely to generate plenty of discussion, the City of Minneapolis has been ranked as the sixth most liberal city in America, <a href="http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2014/08/daily-chart-0" target="_blank">according to The Economist</a>.
Study: Minnesota No. 5 Best State For ChildrenA recent study conducted by the Children's Defense Fund found that Minnesota remains among the top five states in children well-being, but deeper analysis still shows some troubling disparities in economic stability and education for children of color.
Minneapolis Ranks 3rd, St. Paul 7th Of Most Literate CitiesA new study ranking the most literate cities in the nation has both Minneapolis and St. Paul in the top 10. According to the Central Connecticut State University's annual study, Minneapolis ranks third in the country in literacy and St. Paul comes in at No. 7.
Minneapolis Ranked No. 1 Best City For Broke MillennialsMinneapolis is at the top of yet another list. This time the city is ranked No. 1 for the best city for "Broke Millennials."
Forbes: Minn. Ranks No. 8 In 'Best States For Business'Minnesota has been ranked eighth on the "Forbes 2013 List of the Best States for Business," which is a jump of 12 spots from last year, <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/kurtbadenhausen/2013/09/25/virginia-tops-2013-list-of-the-best-states-for-business/?utm_source=business+take&utm_campaign=82a1095bd6-am_take_9_7_10&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_cba53ba725-82a1095bd6-378083581" target="_blank">according to the publication</a>.
Report: Minnesota's Adult Smoking Rate IncreasesMinnesota has dropped out of the top 10 of states with the lowest amounts of adult smokers, according to a report released Friday.
Advocate Names Twin Cities 10th Gayest In AmericaTurns out the Twin Cities aren't quite as gay as they used to be, according to Advocate.
Study: Minnesota Among The Fastest-Warming StatesMinnesota is warming up faster than most of the country, according to a new study.