While 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.
The 31-year-old Burnsville man who allegedly held two people at gunpoint during a standoff at a Burnsville gas station on Saturday has been charged. Ariel Luis Barnett was charged Tuesday in Dakota County for two counts of second-degree assault and two counts of kidnapping.
It’s estimated about 40,000 to 50,000 Minnesotans are Jewish. And on Thursday, many of them went to services or spent time with family to celebrate an important holiday – Rosh Hashanah. “It’s our new year. It’s the start of a new beginning,” said Madeline Grolnick just after she attended services at Temple Israel in uptown Minneapolis.
The State Fair is still a week away, but stores are already thinking ahead to winter. From the decorations to the seasonal hiring, the holidays are trending earlier and earlier each year. Michael Hagie, owner of the 50th and France boutique Gather, said inquiries for holiday gifts started months ago.
The winter and spring may have been cold and wet, but Independence Day has proven worth the wait for many Minnesotans. It has been a beautiful Fourth of July already, and the great weather weekend is just beginning.
The combination of great weather this week and a national holiday Thursday means many of us will be enjoying ourselves outdoors. But accidents happen, so make sure you have quick access to a few essential first aid supplies.
BLOOMINGTON (WCCO) — If you drive a flex-fuel vehicle, at what price point will you pull in and fill up with E85? That’s what Holiday is trying to determine at select gas stations across the […]
Are you tired of Christmas cookies, or maybe just sick of not making them as well as your mom?
According to a study by the American Research Group, Americans will spend an average of $854 in holiday gifts.
CBS business reporter Rebecca Jarvis joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News
At Alexander Ramsey’s home, you can check out the sights and sounds of Christmas during the Victorian Era.
Ah, Thanksgiving. A little turkey, some cranberry mold, maybe apple pie with ice cream, some football on TV. Getting together with the cousins. Catching up beside the fire. Togetherness.
The Mall of American is tightening its parental escort policy during the busiest days of holiday shopping.
The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.
The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.