If you live in Minneapolis and St. Paul, a new online tool can tell you how much (on average) your neighbors make and how educated they are, among other things.
Ant ejected, Wolves blow huge lead and lose to slumping Hawks
The Timberwolves missed another opportunity to get over .500.
NHL announces make-up dates for Wild postponements
The Wild will play 40 games in the final 77 days of the regular season.
Group says Mayo should be 'severely punished' over research puppy's death
The puppy died two days after undergoing a procedure at a Mayo research facility.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman, sexually assaulted her at gunpoint
The suspect faces three separate felony charges.
St. Cloud 'Boogaloo Boi' who discussed attack on MN Capitol gets 2 years
He was charged with illegally possessing a machine gun.
High school basketball team returns from game to find bus driver dead
Members of the girls team returned to the bus to find the driver unresponsive.
Minnesota AG sues COVID testing site, alleging it sent false results
Sometimes the company didn't send people their results at all, the lawsuit alleges.
UnitedHealth Group says it made $287B last year, $24B of it profit
The corporation's Optum business represented a significant chunk of that total.
Friend arrives at couple's home, stabs one of them after being asked to leave
The couple say their friend was "not acting right."
'A real tool': Doctor sues over online review
A Duluth doctor was offended when the son of a patient posted in an online review that a nurse supposedly had called him "a real tool," the Associated Press reports. So Dr. David McKee took an unusually aggressive step and is suing for defamation. Now the Minnesota Supreme Court is mulling whether the case should go to trial.
Buyer beware: Online scalpers looking to cash in on Cavalia
They say scalpers are posting cheap or discounted tickets on several websites, when in fact they’re priced higher than what you can get them for directly through Cavalia's website.
Study: Twin Cities residents eat out less than anyone else in the nation
We only dine out about 3.5 times a week, compared to the national average of 4.8 -- that's about 250 restaurant meals per year. The study also found that when Twin Cities residents do go out, they most commonly choose Mexican, Chinese and Italian.
Mechanic's 'terrible year' ends with theft of $50,000 in tools
The Pioneer Press talks to Roy Babcock, a mechanic, shop owner and single father of four in Denmark Township. Babcock fell behind in business and was facing foreclosure after cancer and chemotherapy left him unable to work. Then someone took $50,000 in tools. Friends have set up a fund in his benefit. The Pioneer Press has details.
A reader’s look at advertising at BringMeTheNews
By now most of our readers know the history at BringMeTheNews, but how much do our readers really know about the advertising side of our business? We’re very different from other local news outlets in this regard. Our Director of Content Marketing, James Anderson, explains.
U economist develops tool to help shoppers decide whether to buy alternative vehicle
Energy economist Doug Tiffany says deciding whether to buy an alternative-energy vehicle is getting complicated with so many options on the market. So he made a spreadsheet, available online, that can help you compare models and test various scenarios such as longer commutes or higher gas prices.
Poll: 60 percent of Twin Cities residents cutting back on holiday spending
The poll from Country Financial found nearly 9 in 10 residents fear another economic recession -- resulting in nearly 60 percent to cut back on their holiday spending this year.
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