Undated (KROC-AM News) - Minnesota has been ranked at the top of a new report titled, “America’s Top States for Business 2015.”

The cable TV channel CNBC says the scorecard on the business climate of the 50 states looked at 16 measures of competitiveness. Minnesota, which was ranked number one overall, also had top five scores for education, quality-of-life, and the economy. The report also scored Minnesota in the top 10 for technology and innovation, along with infrastructure and transportation.

North Dakota was ranked sixth, while Iowa was listed 10th, South Dakota 11th, and Wisconsin 15th.

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