Elk River, Minnesota is the kindest town in all of Minnesota. They may be the kindest town in all of America. The residents of Elk River participated in a month long "kindness campaign" to help keep the booming town keep its small town vibe.
The town recorded random acts of kindness committed during the month of February via postcards or online. One awesome example of kindness: teenagers from a local High school gathered money to help pay for a family's heating bill. Brilliant. Elk River, Minnesota is the kindest town I have ever heard of. Go kind or go home.