FDA Proposes New Regulations Limiting E-Cig Sales To MinorsClearway Minnesota estimates there has been a 50 percent increase of e-cigarettes used by minors since 2014.
Farm Bureau: Low Food Prices To Yield Cheapest Thanksgiving Meal In 8 YearsLow food prices have driven the cost of a Thanksgiving feast down to its lowest level since 2010. The American Farm Bureau Federation says the average nationwide cost of a holiday meal for 10 people is $48.90, or less than $5 per person. The farm group's annual survey released Thursday says that's a 22-cent decrease from last year's average.
Natural Gas Prices Spike As Early Cold Settles InThe cost to heat most homes in Minnesota and Wisconsin may go up this winter. Natural gas prices jumped to their highest in four years Wednesday. Low supply and a frigid forecast may be to blame.
Federal Officials Give Southwest LRT Green LightThe project is expected to create 7,500 construction jobs, and will break ground by the end of the month.
3 Tips For Minnesotans Ahead Of Filing For Next Year's TaxesIt's always good to plan ahead, but this year the federal tax code had the most dramatic overhaul in decades.
Amazon Says New York City & Arlington Will Get HQ2This ends a yearlong search that generated interest from cities and towns across the country.
Experts: Stock Market Volatility Shouldn't Worry InvestorsThe Dow dropped more than 600 points, which is more than 2 percent. This caps off a tumultuous three weeks of twists and turns. But the recent volatility doesn’t mean long-term investors should worry, experts say.
Minnesota Sees Rise Of Payday Loan AlternativesSky-high interest payday loans are getting some more affordable competition in the Twin Cities area from community-based organizations. Minnesota Public Radio reports that Exodus Lending is one nonprofit offering residents interest-free loans to help pay off debts. Exodus Executive Director Sara Nelson-Pallmeyer says the organization has helped about 200 borrowers since April 2015.
WCCO Viewers Choice For Best Pet Groomer In MinnesotaFor those of us that have pets, it's pretty safe to say that they're an important part of the family.
Mankato Location Among 51 Lowe's Stores To CloseThe home improvement store Lowe’s plans to close dozens of stores, including one in Minnesota.
Amazon Drops $25 Minimum For Free ShippingAmazon is following Target and temporarily dropping the minimum amount shoppers need to spend to qualify for free shipping.
Minnesota DNR Issues Permits For PolyMet MiningState regulators are giving the go-ahead to a controversial mining project near Minnesota's Iron Range. PolyMet Mining now has permission to move forward with a $1-billion copper-nickel mine.