Minnesota is the third best state in the nation overall–according to the just-released ranking from U-S News and World Report. The annual report takes into consideration 68 metrics in seven main categories: health care, education, infrastructure, crime and corrections, opportunity, economy and government. In particular, Minnesota fared well in opportunity, where it ranked 2nd, and healthcare, where it ranked 3rd. In overall rankings, Massachusetts took the top spot, Louisiana the bottom. You can find out more about the report here.