Reality Check: Cheap Thanksgiving Gas That trip on Thursday to Grandmother's house? It'll cost you a lot less this year. Thanksgiving gas prices are the lowest they've been in nearly a decade. They could go even lower.
Farmers Say Warm Weather Will Make For Beautiful Christmas Trees This YearSome overachievers may already have done it, but most of us have yet to buy a Christmas Tree this year.
Officials Urge Fire Safety Ahead Of Holiday SeasonState fire officials are asking the public to be aware of the dangers of house fires ahead of the holiday season, a historically deadly time of year.
After Suit From Wis., County Will Display Nativity With Bill Of RightsA southeastern Indiana county that was at the center of a legal battle over a Nativity scene on its courthouse lawn will allow a mix of religious and secular displays this holiday season, including a manger holding the Bill of Rights.
Santaland Returns To Macy's In Downtown MinneapolisMacy's Santaland opened Saturday in downtown Minneapolis. Families can walk through the decorations on the store's eighth floor and explore how Santa's elves get so much done in the North Pole.
DNR Harvesting Governor's Christmas Tree FridayThe Governor's residence in St. Paul will soon look at lot more festive for the holiday season. This morning the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be cutting down a white spruce for the house on Summit Avenue.
Finding Minnesota: Redneck HolidazzleWhile other communities offer fancy, politically correct versions of holiday parades and festivals, the people of Vergas are happy to be a little rough around the edges.
MOA Store Helps You Give While Holiday ShoppingWith the season of giving almost here, many of us will be shopping for our loved ones while also supporting our favorite charities. A new store at the Mall of America allows you to do both at the same time.
Wholesale Price Of Fresh Turkeys Up This Thanksgiving, But Not DrasticallyBird flu took a bite out of the turkey supply. Heavy rain washed out the pumpkin crop. Yet Thanksgiving groceries likely won't cost Americans much more than last year, and nobody should have to miss gobbling down their favorite holiday foods.
Target's 'OCD' Xmas Sweater Spurs Social Media BacklashA number of people are speaking out against a would-be festive sweater design on shelves at Target stores this holiday season. The red sweater features, in large green letters, the tag "OCD," with the explainer "Obsessive Christmas Disorder" underneath.
Plymouth Woman's Children's Book Finally Published, 63 Years LaterShe wrote a children's book 63 years ago, now at 81 she's finally publishing it. Janie Tesch-Cassidy was 18 years old when she wrote "The Purple Teddy Bear."
Need For Tech Workers Helps Bump Holiday Hiring NumbersBelieve it or not, Christmas is seven weeks away. That means a lot of businesses are busy hiring for the holidays. A new survey from the job website CareerBuilder shows 33 percent of companies plan to hire seasonal help this year -- up from 26 percent in 2014.