Survey: Americans To Spend $4B On GraduatesStudents all over the country are putting on their caps and gowns and getting ready to say goodbye to school. And their loved ones are preparing to spend big bucks to congratulate them. A National Retail Federation survey shows Americans are planning to spend a whopping $4.77 billion on graduation gifts this year.
Minneapolis Already Beginning Preparations For Super Bowl LIIThe new Vikings stadium is expected to be finished in 16 months and while it seems like forever, it will be here before we know it. Some of the work crews will be doing Monday will focus on clearing up a mess caused by strong winds over the weekend.
Costs Of Major Minnesota Capitol Renovation Creeping UpA major renovation of the state Capitol is threatening to run $30 million over budget, state officials advised lawmakers Friday. Documents released to a commission overseeing the overhaul show the extra costs stem from water damage repairs, security improvements and other costs. Those overruns would increase the total cost by about 10 percent, to more than $300 million.
Patients, Families May Pay Up To $500 A Month For MarijuanaMinnesota patients seeking medical marijuana come July 1 can expect monthly bills of $100 to $500 for their treatment, according to estimates from the state's manufacturers.
Shoppers Stock Up On Last Minute Thanksgiving ItemsShoppers looking for last-minute staples for Thanksgiving dinner waited in long lines across the metro Wednesday. Crystal resident Chase Johnson spent most of his childhood shopping at Almsted's.
Study: Prior Lake Speeding Tickets Most Expensive In Minn.Prior Lake is the most expensive place to get a speeding ticket in Minnesota, according to a study by NerdWallet.com. The consumer finance website conducted a study on the true cost of a speeding ticket in Minnesota. It looked at the price of the ticket, plus court costs and insurances increases over three years, which is how long speeding tickets last in Minnesota.
You Won’t Believe The Average Cost Of Supplying A High SchoolerThe price of back to school shopping is rising. According to a new survey, parents will spend an average of $669 and 28 cents on clothes, shoes, supplies and electronics.
Report: Twin Cities Weddings Cost More Than National AverageA new report breaks down the amount the average American couple spends on their wedding day -- and the result may make eloping sound like a pretty good plan.
Cop Cameras Could Cut Back On Complaints, 'Use Of Force'Some Minneapolis city leaders believe fitting police officers with cameras on their uniforms can save the city money and protect officers from frivolous complaints. On Thursday, council members Betsy Hodges, Gary Schiff and Cam Gordon showed the body cameras to members of the media.
Thanksgiving Airfare: Every Day You Wait Is An Extra $5While Thanksgiving is still more than a month away, travel experts said you should've started solidifying your travel plans -- yesterday. Travel websites predict the average cost for a round-trip ticket this year will be $415. That's a jump of nearly 7 percent from last year.
6 Ways To Save $ On Halloween Candy, Costumes & MoreDid you know Halloween is the second most expensive holiday for consumers, behind only Christmas? Yep. Didn't think so. In fact, the National Retail Federation said the average person is expected to spend more than $75 on decor, costumes, and candy.
Reality Check: Are Personal Seat Licenses A Risky Investment?In the Minnesota Vikings' new 65,000 seat NFL stadium, the club will charge 48,000 fans a one-time personal seat license fee even before they're allowed to buy a season ticket. Fans may have sticker shock at the price tag, but PSLs are not uncommon.