It turns out that one of the up-and-comers on the national chocolate scene is in Hudson, Wis. Over the past few months, Knoke’s Chocolate has been visited by Duff from ACE of Cakes and Martha Stewart who tried to learn his techniques.
The owners of a Minnesota pizza franchise are making an unusual business move this holiday season — raising the pay for all their minimum wage workers to $10 an hour. The move at Punch Pizza comes as debate is sharpening over whether to raise Minnesota’s minimum wage statewide.
With cold and flu season in full swing, we’re seeing a lot of wringing of hands. Not out of worry, but with concern for spreading germs. The use of sanitizer lotions squeezed from a bottle and lathered into hands is a multi-million dollar a year business.
This frigid December weather has Minnesotans flocking to stores, buying lots of new and traditional winter items. At REI, Wendy Oskey was debating Wednesday between two of their high-end booties for her golden retriever Yoffi. One pair was $70, the other was $50.
Authorities in northern Minnesota are asking for help finding a missing 22-year-old man who was last heard from late last month. Michial David Annamitta Jr. was last heard from on Nov. 23, 2013, the Fond du Lac Tribal Police Department says. He had been staying in Sawyer, Minn., about 30 miles southwest of Duluth.
A Cokato man has been ordered to pay more than $37,000 after drunkenly causing a car crash that killed three generations of a family last year in Kandiyohi County.
Gov. Mark Dayton said Wednesday he is considering sending lawmakers a state construction bill of $975 million, which is substantially higher than prior expectations. Dayton met privately with key legislators involved in assembling the public works borrowing bill.
Minnesota officials reported success Wednesday in the battle to slow the spread of emerald ash borers, saying stingless wasps released in Great River Bluffs State Park near Winona two years ago are reproducing, which is evidence they’re attacking the destructive tree pests.
TCF Bank is closing its bank in downtown Minneapolis and 37 other branches in Chicago. In a release on Wednesday, the corporation announced its plan to consolidate, saying it’s so the company can grow in different ways.
All week we’re unwrapping some of our favorite gift ideas for the holidays on the WCCO This Morning show. And Jason’s is an all-American story. He carries a bag every day made out of leather by the St. Paul company J.W. Hulm. It’s a company that’s growing in hiring.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s disappointed the state’s health insurance exchange has not resolved problems with its operations as the Jan. 1 date for the state of coverage approaches. Minnesota insurance companies are worried about continuing inaccuracy and other problems with data from MNsure.
Forecasters say the deep freeze that has gripped Minnesota is more typical of mid-January temperatures. The National Weather Service predicted readings won’t make it much above zero in many areas of the state Wednesday.
For the first time ever, one-in-five students in the school districts of Minneapolis and St. Paul attend public charter schools, according to a new study. The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released its annual market share report findings on Wednesday, indicating that Minneapolis-St. Paul had surpassed 20 percent charter school attendance.
The CEO of Delta Air Lines says a bigger security fee being considered in Congress will be paid by travelers, not by the airlines themselves. CEO Richard Anderson calls the fee a tax, and says it means fares are going up. He says the increase will not be absorbed by Delta.
Wisconsin has made the Peace Corps’ Top 10 list for number of volunteers per capita. Peace Corps volunteers spend two years working in a developing country. Tasks might include teaching English, digging wells and tending gardens.
Fire crews responded to a large apartment fire that evacuated a complex in Elk River on Thursday, Dec. 5.
On Saturday, Nov. 16, crews worked to install the Weather Watcher, which will restore the old “Weather Ball” concept to downtown Minneapolis.
The six leading candidates in the Minneapolis mayoral race took to the stage Tuesday night in a friendly debate.
It’s time once again to share your best fall colors pictures. Check out some of the best views we’ve seen so far, and send us your pictures!
We Day came to Minnesota to inspire 18,000 students and teachers.
We can’t show you too much of the terrifying Halloween display at the Soap Factory, but here’s a sneak peek.
The Minnesota Zoo is getting into the spirit of autumn with their new Scarecrow Alley. Have a scarecrow pic to share? Send it our way!