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Online Learning Apps Helping Kids Make GainsParents and kids have figured out some new ways of learning with video game-like apps, and they want to keep going.
What Holiday Shoppers Need To Check Off Their Lists ASAPTwo months before Christmas, and the rush is on in a different way than ever before. With shipping delays, product shortages and factory closings, many hot gifts will be in short supply.
Early Bird Gets The Thanksgiving Turkey This YearWith Thanksgiving a month away, it’s never too early to make your turkey-buying plans -- especially this year.
HVAC Tech Shares Tips For Getting Furnaces Winter-ReadyWith a chilly week ahead, many homeowners may be thinking of turning on their furnaces for the first time this season.
Minnesotans Buying Up Snow Blowers Due To Supply Chain WorriesThe ongoing supply chain issues may have you wanting to plan ahead.
Minnesota Businesses Testify To Supply Chain WoesBusinesses described a whole slate of problems from worker shortages, increasing costs for shipping and supplies and skyrocketing demand that's putting pressure on the transportation of goods.
Good Question: What Are Efficient Ways To Keep Out The Cold?It won't be long before many Twin Cities homeowners feel the chill of freezing temperatures at night. That likely means heating systems will be cranked.
Survey Shows Most Want Experiences Instead Of GiftsPeople are starting to get a jump on holiday shopping. A new survey sheds light on what many people want.
Nurses At Plymouth's WestHealth Finish 1st Day Of StrikeA Twin Cities ER and urgent care will remain closed Monday as 50 of its nurses strike.
Will Store Shelves Still Be Empty During The Holiday Shopping Season?On Wednesday, President Joe Biden announced what he called a "90 day sprint" to eliminate bottle necks that have contributed to empty shelves and higher prices.
TSA Trying To Counter Troubling Trend Of Guns Found In Carry-On BagsThe Transportation Security Administration has confiscated 4,495 firearms found in carry-on bags as of Oct. 3, which is a new calendar-year record with still more than two months left to go. The previous record was 4,432 in 2019.
MOA Offers BIPOC Store Owners Rent-Free Space For 3 MonthsA new program is giving small, local companies a chance at something big.
Behind On Your Rent? Apply For Assistance Or Face EvictionAn important deadline today for Minnesotans who need help paying their rent.
Good Question: What Kind Of Compensation Should Travelers Expect When Flights Are Canceled?It's been a record year for cancellations. So what kind of compensation should consumers expect when it happens? WCCO's John Lauritsen answers this Good Question.
St. Paul Business Owners Worry Mass Shooting Will Scare Away CustomersBusinesses along St. Paul’s West Seventh Street have finally been getting into a groove again as events have been coming back and bringing life back to St. Paul. But Sunday’s early morning mass shooting is throwing everything in doubt.
Homeowners Insurance Prices Climbing In MinnesotaThe Insurance Federation of Minnesota says back in 1998, the state ranked 36th in the county for homeowners insurance costs. By 2015, Minnesota jumped to number 14.
‘Shrinkflation’ Hitting Grocery Store ShelvesShrinking products and rising prices. From cereal to soap, paper towels to pretzels, you might have noticed you're not getting as much as you used to at the grocery store.
Housing Experts Debate Twin Cities Rent Control VotesResidents on both sides of the Mississippi River will vote on rent control measures this fall.
USPS Shipping Rates Go Up This WeekPeople shipping any packages right now are going to see a minimum of a 75 cent increase in shipping costs.
Live Theater Returns In MinneapolisFor the first time in 18 months, the curtains will lift again at two well-known Minneapolis theaters. While this is big news for the local arts scene, it’s also important for surrounding businesses.
Seasonal Hiring In Full Swing, With Added IncentivesIf you're looking for a job, or a maybe a second job, you're in luck -- because people are hiring big time, and some of the incentives are pretty sweet.
Natural Gas Prices Up 180% Since Last SeptemberAs the seasons change and you start to heat your home, you might notice your bill is a bit bigger.
Natural Gas Prices Spike 180% Over Past YearNatural gas prices increased by 180% since last September. In Minnesota, two out of three households heat with natural gas.
Why Do Some People Fall For Scams While Others Don't?Scammers try hard to take your money, but what makes people fall for a scam? The Mid-Morning crew talks about a new study.