Minnesota: Home of 1,000 Lakes, Prince, The Great Minnesota State Fair, and shockingly, many successful businesses.

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Now, people in Minnesota love Target. Quite frankly, it's nearly an obsession. As far as I'm aware, most Minnesotans know Target was founded in Minneapolis, but it's actually not the most successful MN-based company.

So, without further ado, keep scrolling to see the 10 most successful Minnesota Fortune 500 businesses.

Ten Most Successful MN Businesses

Other Minnesota businesses worth mentioning include Ecolab, Ameriprise Financial, Xcel Energy, Hormel Foods, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, and Polaris Industries.

After a year of struggle and hardship, I'm intrigued to see how the list has shifted this year.

LOOK: Here is the richest town in each state

Just saying the names of these towns immediately conjures up images of grand mansions, luxury cars, and ritzy restaurants. Read on to see which town in your home state took the title of the richest location and which place had the highest median income in the country. Who knows—your hometown might even be on this list.