“The Gables,” a restored Victorian-era home in Carver.

Time-capsule home from 1800s is older than Minnesota's statehood

The iconic Victorian-era house in Carver has been featured in calendars, on holiday tours and even an HGTV show, "If Walls Could Talk."

Downtown Wayzata condo gets dramatic makeover

November 2, 2019
Condo in the Landing
The plain-vanilla condo above the Hotel Landing is now bold and personalized.

'70s Mendota Heights rambler reinvented without adding square footage

November 9, 2019
The home's exterior and front entrance also got an update.
A couple facing retirement considered building a house next door, but chose to reinvent their outdated rambler instead.
June 15

Stolen Army assault rifles keep showing up in California

Authorities in California's agricultural heartland weren't looking for a military assault rifle when they went to investigate the domestic assault case, but they found one.
June 15

New York Philharmonic to resume performances Sept. 17

The New York Philharmonic will resume subscription performances in September following a historic 18-month gap caused by the coronavirus pandemic, presenting a shortened schedule of 78 concerts in a season shifted from Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall while the orchestra's home is remodeled.
June 13

Italy: Gunman kills man and 2 boys, found dead near Rome

A gunman shot and killed an elderly man and two young boys in Italy before barricading himself in a home outside Rome. He was found dead as police moved in, authorities said.
June 12

Pandemic relapse spells trouble for India's middle class

Ram Babu moved from his village to the Indian capital New Delhi in 1980, to clean cars. Soon, he learned to drive and got a job as a tour bus driver. Decades later, he set up his own company, Madhubani Tours and Travels.
June 11

Review: A star-studded retirement home in 'Queen Bees'

There are two genres I tend to approach with extra caution: Slashers and retirement home comedies. Both have found me covering my eyes for not entirely unrelated reasons. Yes, the dismembering is more metaphorical in the latter, but sometimes it's equally hard to stomach seeing a great group of actors reduced to incontinence jokes. Also, I'm still recovering from the Diane Keaton movie "Poms."
June 10

US average mortgage rates tick lower; 30-year loan at 2.96%

Mortgage rates remained near historic lows this week. The benchmark 30-year home loan held below the 3% mark amid further signs of the economy's recovery from the pandemic recession.
June 10

Many Americans moved to less pricey housing markets in 2020

Many Americans who moved last year relocated to areas where homes were, on average, bigger and less expensive.
June 9

Effort launched to boost home ownership in Wisconsin

A new statewide network to help Wisconsin residents buy, fix and remain in their homes was announced Wednesday, an outgrowth of a yearlong task force that studied impediments to home ownership.
June 8

Millennial Money: Trial, error, and what I learned in my 20s

and likely making some money mistakes.
June 7

US economy: Plenty of growth, not enough workers or supplies

The U.S. economy is sparking confusion and whiplash almost as fast as it's adding jobs.