Some maple syrup producers in central Minnesota are worried that last weekend’s warm-up could affect production. Temperatures were near 70 degrees over the weekend. “Everybody calls it really nice weather, but when it gets into maple season, that’s not a good thing.”
Target Corp. announced Wednesday that the discount retailer is expanding its return policy from 90 days to one year for purchases of all Target-owned and exclusive brands.
More than six million boxes of original Kraft Macaroni and Cheese has been recalled. The company said they found small pieces of metal in eight boxes so far. No one’s been hurt.
Thousands of Minnesota homeowners could be leaving property tax refunds on the table despite Revenue Department efforts urging them to seek checks exceeding $1,000. A new department report says only about 1 in 4 taxpayers has responded to the Homestead Credit Refund notification letters by filing for the relief.
Millions of people across the nation enjoyed a free ice cream cone on Monday. That’s because Dairy Queen is celebrating its 75th anniversary by handing out free vanilla cones all day. The first DQ opened in Joliet, Ill., in 1940 and seven years later, the first one in Minnesota opened in Roseville.
Our great weather over the past week made a lot of people want to fire up the grill. St. Paul Fire Marshal Steve Zaccard said while grilling is a lot of fun, it can also be dangerous if it’s not done right.
A long-running debate over Sunday liquor sales is back on the table at the State Capitol. Minnesota is one of about a dozen states that do not allow store liquor sales on Sundays.
It started as a joke, an offhanded remark about granola between an Ely man and his wife. Eight years later, that joke has turned into a full time job and a company with a name you won’t forget: Crapola.
Many shoppers use receipts to keep track of their spending, but the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency wants to see more Minnesota businesses go paperless. It’s not just because of the environmental aspect, there’s also a potential health risk associated with a certain type of receipt paper.
When winter turns to spring, roads turn into a potentially car-damaging labyrinth of potholes. A new survey from the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America found that over the past five years, half of car owners in the U.S. say they’ve had damage.
There are some days when you go: What am I going to eat for lunch? Many days, probably. Bacon is always an enticing option, but a regular BLT can get soggy, and that’s a disappointment.
There’s a new Twin Cities business that’s taking a unique approach to team building: They lock a group of people in a room and give them an hour to escape, using only a few clues, locks and secrets inside. The WCCO Morning team was feeling confident, and decided to give it a shot.
It’s one of the most booming neighborhoods in the Twin Cities. Now another new development in the North Loop is being proposed. Two things that make this approximately $70 million project different: parking and a big park.
Every year on March 17, everyone’s a little Irish — even if it’s painfully obvious we’re not. According to your votes, Stillwater’s Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter German restaurant serves the best corned beef and cabbage in Minnesota, a typically Irish dish.
It takes quite the process to get local maple syrup from the tree to your table. The biggest indicator of how much we’ll get to enjoy is determined by Mother Nature.
The iconic Jolly Green Giant may soon be moving out of Minnesota. General Mills isn’t commenting publicly on the matter, but a source told Reuters it’s looking to sell the widely-recognized brand as early as this summer.
Minnesota’s top technology official says MNsure may need another two years of work before it’s on solid footing.
All week, we’re helping you makeover your or your child’s lunchbox — because peanut butter and jelly just gets tiresome. Molly Herrmann is co-owner of Kitchen in the Market at Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis. Her Instagram posts provide inspiration to moms across the Twin Cities. On Wednesday, she showed how prepping pays off.
A Republican lawmaker has unveiled a plan to abandon MNsure in favor of the federal health insurance exchange. Rep. Matt Dean’s bill that would make Minnesota the 38th state to use the federal HealthCare.gov website. His proposal was to be introduced Tuesday, and if successful Minnesota would make the shift for 2017 enrollments.
Target’s massive workforce reduction is the latest milestone in a company that has long and colorful history in Minnesota. The Dayton Company, which had popular department stores throughout the Twin Cities, decided to launch something new in 1961 — a discount chain.
A small northern Minnesota town may soon have to change their slogan as the “Restaurant Capital of the World.” The two Dorset, Minnesota restaurants that were destroyed in a fire last September will not be rebuilt.
This week, we’re giving your lunchbox a make-over. It can be done by keeping it simple and planning ahead.
As Minnesota’s governor meets with Target’s top executive, other companies are taking aim at its nervous employees.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s received assurances from Target Corp.’s chief executive that the company will keep a robust corporate presence in Minnesota.
Make calls, read email, control music, manage Instagram photos, keep up with your workout, pay for groceries, open your hotel room door. CEO Tim Cook says you can do it all from your wrist with Apple Watch — for 18 hours a day. That’s how long the battery will last on an average day.
Crews are breaking ground on the Mall of America expansion on March 18, 2014. Here are some renderings of what you can expect to see there soon.
Target just announced their hottest toys for the 2013 holiday season. Here are some of the best-selling items.
The Minnesota State Fair has announced a line-up of almost 50 new food items to debut at 2013’s Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Following months of anticipation, Target and Neiman Marcus unveiled their unprecedented holiday collection. The collection, which features 24 of America’s preeminent designers — all members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America — will be available Dec. 1 at all Target and Neiman Marcus stores, as well as online at Target.com and NeimanMarcus.com.
WCCO’s Esme Murphy went shopping at five popular stores for the same five makeup products and found price differences as great as 50 percent. See the price changes for yourself!
It’s the hottest thing since Botox and there are dozens of “eyelash bars” sprouting up around town. Take a look at some before and after images of some treatments to enhance your eyelashes.
The Minneapolis Farmers Market runs down Nicollet Mall from 5th Street to 10th Street. It starts at 6 a.m. and goes till 6 p.m. every Thursday. The market has a plethora of shopping options: locally […]