Minnesota's biggest companies lead a #NiceOff on Twitter

Who is the Minnesota nice-est?
Author:
Updated:
Original:

The eyes of America are on Minnesota, and the state's biggest companies are not missing out on a ready-made PR opportunity.

This week there has been a seemingly semi-coordinated effort to show how "Minnesota" they are by engaging in a "Minnesota Nice Off" on Twitter.

It was started off by Minneapolis-based U.S. Bank, which name-checked fellow commercial stalwart Target in its tweet about the friendliness of Minnesotans.

What followed was a Minnesota love-in as other well-known, state-based companies got in on the thread.

Including Cub Foods:

And Gold 'N' Plump:

And Target:

And Caribou Coffee:

Pretty much everyone:

Next Up

Grand casino

Grand Casino celebrates 30th anniversary with more than cake

Hundreds of thousands of winning dollars are on the table.

Brodd defense witness

As defense starts, expert argues Chauvin's use of force was reasonable

Use-of-force expert Barry Brodd testified on behalf of the defense.

Chet Holmgren

Chet Holmgren named Minnesota's Mr. Basketball

Minnehaha Academy produces back-to-back award winners for the second time in state history.

Byron Buxton

Red Sox out-slug Twins in chilly matinee

Bobby Dalbec hit two RBI doubles to hand the Twins their third straight loss.

Governor Tim Walz

As CDC urges Michigan to shut down, Gov. Walz watches closely

Walz says there are no imminent plans to dial back.

ambulance

Man, 26, collapses and dies at event center shortly after altercation

The incident was reported Saturday night in Stearns County.

Allina Crossroads Campus

Allina Health will reopen Buffalo clinic after fatal mass shooting

A timeline about when the clinic will reopen hasn't been released.

Related

3 Minnesota companies make Fortune's Top 50 'Most Admired' list

Seven more companies received honorable mentions as industry leaders.

After Amazon, Target may be the biggest threat to struggling retailers

The Minneapolis retailer goes from strength-to-strength while others stagnate.

2 Minnesota companies ranked in Fortune's 50 most admired

There's plenty to admire about 3M, which is back in the top 50 of Fortune's "most admired" list.

Target, 3M among Minnesota companies on Fortune's 'most admired' list

Target was the top Minnesota company, ranking at 22nd.

Studying at these MN colleges leads to the biggest salaries

Government figures rank Minnesota colleges based on graduate earnings.

Studying at these MN colleges leads to the biggest salaries

Government figures rank Minnesota colleges based on graduate earnings.