Being someone born and raised in a suburb of Milwaukee Wi believe me I have heard all the jokes imaginable about Wisconsin and drinking. But when you see these type of statistics there may in fact be some truth to it.
The last year and a half were challenging. COVID-19 brought the States a lot of unprecedented difficulties that many are still facing today. While the pandemic has seemingly died down a bit, people still face a lot of stressors.
Luckily, Minnesotans combat those stressors well, or at least they do compared to other states.