What's wrong with my hydrangea?
I can't say what happened the other times you planted here, but the photo you've sent shows symptoms of transplant shock. Read here:
Transplanting a tree or shrub is very stressful for the plant. So transplanting should be done with great care. Please read here:
While too much water is a possibility (the "bathtub effect" described in the Purdue publication above), Anoka County is notorious for its sandy soils, so too little water might be the problem. If your plant does not make it through this transplant shock, you should figure out how quickly your soil drains before planting there again. Read here: