Yet another reason to be happy you live in Minnesota! The research company, WalletHub just ranked Minnesota the 3rd 'Happiest State In America' in a new study.

WalletHub compared all 50 states across 31 metrics to see where they ranged in happiness. Minnesota ranked number one overall in 'safety', second in 'volunteer rate', ninth in 'number of work hours' and ninth in 'adequate sleep rate'. We were behind Hawaii and Utah overall. Minnesota placed ahead of both California and New Jersey.

Minnesota got 'dinged' ranking third overall in 'separation & divorce rate'. We also had the 13th highest suicide rate.

All things considered, Minnesota really is one of the happiest states in America. You can't be the Land Of 10,000 Lakes and not have some of the happiest people in the country.