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Survey: MN 2nd Least Affordable Midwestern State For Rent

A new report says minimum wage workers do not make enough money to find affordable rent in Minnesota. According to the “Out of Reach 2015” report, Minnesota is the second least-affordable state in the Midwest.

05/20/2015

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Zillow: Rental Prices Fall In Twin Cities

The Twin Cities rental market continues to buck a national trend. Zillow just released a new report for March. The website, which tracks real estate information, said nationwide home rental prices shot up 3.7 percent last month from a year ago.

04/23/2015

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Twin Cities Rents Drop Amid Nationwide Spike

Rent prices around the country are spiking, but renters in the Twin Cities saw a slight drop last month, according to a new report by the real estate website Zillow.

02/21/2015

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Elk River Family Who Lost Parent Get Year Of Free Rent

For most Americans, rent is by far their biggest household expense. But now, one Elk River family doesn’t have to think about it at all for 12 months. For 4-year-old Cayden, the prize of the day is his new Lego set. For his 9-year-old sister, Lexy, it was the scooter.

12/17/2014

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2014 Minnesota Fall Theater Preview

Five great theater shows that will touch your heart are set to entertain in Minnesota this fall.

09/01/2014

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‘Car2Go’ Expanding Service In Minnesota

The funky little cars that have been turning heads in Minneapolis will be coming to St. Paul this Saturday. If you’ve seen them, you’ve probably wondered about them: The tiny Car2Go cars that rent by the hour. How much do they cost, how do they work, and who actually uses them?

07/14/2014

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Report: Rent To Rise In Minneapolis This Year

It seems Minneapolis is at the top of another list.

04/05/2013

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Good Question: What Do Vendors Pay To Be At The State Fair?

Everywhere you look at the Minnesota State Fair there’s another vendor, a booth, a stand. According to the fair, there are 1,200 to 1,300 licenses for businesses to operate for 12 days.

08/29/2012

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It’s Cheaper To Rent, Right? — Not So Fast

Conventional wisdom has always told us it’s cheaper to rent than to buy. But the market just may turn that thought upside down. The real estate website Trulia tracks rent across the country, and today revealed that in many U.S. cities, renting is no longer the cheaper option.

04/06/2012

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Mpls, St. Paul Mayors To Celebrate Bike Expansion

The mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul plan a bike ride to celebrate the expansion of a bicycle-sharing program in their cities.

06/26/2011

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Minn. Artists Express Concern Over Rising Rent

As he drove around Northeast Minneapolis with his pregnant wife, Michael Rainville wondered if starting his family there made him a bad husband.

04/11/2011

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Curiocity: Idina Menzel’s Wickedly Good Performance

OK, I confess. I have a small girl crush on Idina Menzel.

11/20/2010

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Curiocity: Q&A With ‘Mark’ From ‘RENT’

“Mark, Mark, I’m Mark.” (My apologies to those of you not familiar with the lyrics of “RENT” but I just couldn’t resist.)

01/25/2010