New Survey Finds Minnesota's Halloween Favorite CandyA social media shopping website just released the findings of its delicious new survey: "America's Favorite Halloween Candy State By State." So, where does Minnesota stand?
Survey Finds How Today's H.S. Students Measure Future SuccessToday's high school students are putting the pressure on themselves when it comes to measuring success.
Survey: Mpls. Restaurant-Goers Are Over BaconWhat was once a popular menu item here in Minneapolis is now apparently on its way out. The restaurant guide Zagat asked people here how they felt about bacon. Half of those surveyed said they were "over it" as a food trend.
Survey: ATM Fees At Record High In AmericaConsumers are now paying record high ATM fees, according to a new survey by Bankrate.com. The average cost for using another bank's ATM nationwide is $4.35 per transaction. As for the Twin Cities, the survey shows the area has the nation's 12th-highest average ATM fee at $4.44
Real Estate Survey Lists Minnesota Among Least Patriotic StatesA new list came out that Minnesota is at the top of, but it may not be something we should be proud of. In a new online survey, Minnesota was found to be one of the least patriotic states in America. Minnesota came in 49 out of 50. Last place for patriotism goes to California.
Survey: Americans Can Hardly Function Without SmartphonesThe number of Americans who use smartphones is at an all-time high. Also, the number of people who say they can't live without them is up. In a new Bank of America survey, nearly half of Americans say they wouldn't last one day without their phone.
Road Rage Survey: Minneapolis No. 6 'Most Courteous' US CityBelieve it or not, Minneapolis has come a long way in the last 5 years when it comes to being courteous on the roads, according to a recent road rage survey. According to AutoVantage's 2014 "In the Driver's Seat Road Rage Survey," Minneapolis now has the sixth most courteous drivers compared to the largest U.S. cities. In 2009, Minneapolis ranked fifth least courteous.
Survey Suggests Midwest Economy Losing SteamAn economist says a survey of bankers in 10 Midwest and Plains states suggests the regional economy is losing steam. The Rural Mainstreet Index dropped below growth neutral in the February survey, hitting 48.4, compared with 50.8 in January and 56.1 in December.
Dec. 26 Is Mall Of America's Top Shopping DayThink Black Friday is the Twin Cities' busiest shopping day of the year? Think again. At the Mall of America in Bloomington, Dec. 26 has taken over the top spot, fueled by shoppers eager to return or exchange gifts, and sales that have become more appealing.
The Hottest Places To Shop, Gifts To Buy This Holiday In MNA highly regarded local shopping survey says we we will be spending more this holiday season than we have in the past 12 years. The University of St. Thomas survey says the average household will be spending $837 this Christmas season.
Survey: TCF Tops List For Most Customer ComplaintsTCF Bank customers have the most to complain about, according to a new consumer study. Research from the Federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says that the Wayzata-based bank was at the top of the list when it comes to the number of complaints they get.
Good Question: Are Hand-Written Thank You Notes Extinct?With graduation and wedding seasons going strong, many people are giving and receiving gifts. And, with those gifts, many of us were taught the proper response is a hand-written thank you note. But, a recent survey found 67 percent of adults think the ability to write a thank you note has died out as texting and emailing has become more popular.
Would You Donate A Kidney To A Stranger?Would you donate your kidney to a stranger? A growing number of people are willing to do just that.
Minn. DNR Wants Volunteers For Frog & Toad Calling SurveyThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help with its annual frog and toad calling survey -- where you sit out in nature, simply listen and record what you hear.The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help with its annual frog and toad calling survey -- where you sit out in nature, simply listen and record what you hear.
Health Watch: Autism Rates Underestimated In USA new government report suggests the number of children with autism in the U.S. is underestimated.