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Homeowners Worry about Property Values after Minnetonka Golf Course Closes

Another Minnesota golf course is set to close. The Minnetonka Country Club (MCC) will not re-open in 2016. Owner Bill Witrak announced the closure in an email sent to club members earlier this week. "MCC has lost money the last two years and will again this year," Witrak wrote in the email...

  • Photo: AP/Jim Mone, File Mpls. Mayor, Fire Chief Go Door-to-Door Promoting Fire Prevention Week

    Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and local firefighters are talking to residents about fire safety Wednesday as part of Fire Prevention Week. Hodges and Fire Chief John Fruetel will be meeting with residents of a Colfax Avenue neighborhood where a Valentine’s Day fire killed five kids...

  • INTERVIEW: Study Finds Children Less Likely to be Overweight When Eating with Family

    Children are less likely to become overweight if they eat with their families, according to a new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics. University of Minnesota doctor Jerica Berge and the lead researcher for the study stopped by KSTP to talk more about the findings...

  •  In this Feb. 13, 2014 file photo, John Wood, of Bordentown, N.J., delivers heating oil in Trenton, N.J. US Predicts Lower Heating Bills this Winter

    Heating bills should be lower this winter because the deep freeze that chilled much of the nation last year is unlikely to return. Last year, persistently low temperatures across the Midwest, South and East forced people to crank up the heat. The high demand jacked up the price of some fuels, especially propane. Heating bills soared...

  • St. Paul Fire Chief Braves Flames to Prove Point on Sprinkler Debate

    Those in Minnesota building big new homes will have a new feature added, whether they like it or not. A law taking effect in January means any new home larger than 4,500 square feet must have sprinklers. It's causing concern for some builders, but firefighters say it's essential...

  • Angie's List Report: Computer Screens Affecting Children's Eyesight

    Angie Hicks, the founder of Angie's List, says many optometrists are seeing symptoms of "computer vision syndrome." It is when a child is having eye strain after a few hours of using a digital device...

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