SARTELL - Sartell is one of the best places in Minnesota for young families. That's according to a new list by the website They ranked seventh on the list, behind Monticello, Waconia, Ham Lake, Lakeville, Alexandria, and North Mankato.

NerdWallet examined public school ratings, median home value, montly homeowner costs, median income, and long-term income growth.

The report says "Sartell has blossomed into a city with thriving schools and strong community support".