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Rankings & Recognitions


 #1 ‘Top 100 Best Places to Live' 2017 + 2016 - Livability.com, a national website that ranks quality of life amenities of America's small and mid-sized cities.

#1 ‘The 25 Healthiest Cities in America' 2016 - 24/7 Wall St., a website that provides analysis and commentary for U.S. & global equity investors.

#1 out of 10 Happiest Mid-Sized Cities In America 2014 - Movoto.com, a full-service brokerage that handles every aspect of real estate.

#1 ‘Best City for Women in the Workforce' 2016 - NerdWallet, a website offering financial tools and objective advice to help people understand their options and make the best possible decisions.

Mayo Clinic ranked as Best Hospital 2016-17 by U.S. News & World Report.

Minnesota is 2015 Top State for Business by CNBC.

#6 ‘10 Most Affordable Cities for Homebuyers' 2012 - CNNMoney.com, a website that covers everything from personal finance, autos and small business to the economy, markets and innovation.

#6 ‘10 Best Cities for the Next Decade' 2010 - Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine

#9 ‘Top 50 Best Cities for Entrepreneurs' 2017 - Livability.com

#9 ‘America's Best Employers' Mayo Clinic 2016 - Forbes.com, a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.

#12 ‘Best Towns in America for Hunters and Fisherman' 2010 - Outdoor Life Magazine

‘Top 10 Affordable Places to Live' 2016 + 2015 - Livability.com

‘Top 50 Best Cities for Entrepreneurs' 2016 - Livability.com

‘Top 10 Best States for Business and Careers' - Forbes.com

‘One of the 10 Easiest Cities to Find a Job' 2017 - ZipRecruiter.com, a website for finding top jobs.

‘Top 100 Best Places to Live' 2015 + 2014 - Livability.com

#23 ‘Top 100 Places for Business Travelers' 2017 in the US, for business climate, economic health, traveler leisure, and traveler commute convenience - Churchill Living, a company that provides comfortable, modern, temporary housing solutions at high level of service.