John Ewoldt

Reporter | Consumer news
Phone: 612-673-7633
John Ewoldt searches the Twin Cities and beyond for bargains and strategies to spare consumers time, money and hassles.

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Man walks away from leap off Stone Arch Bridge

Witnesses called 911 after seeing the man jump Saturday afternoon.

Updated: July 05, 2014, - 10:20 PM

Hom Furniture's Little Canada megastore to include new Gabberts

Hom Furniture is building one of the largest furniture retail complexes in Minnesota to house all of its brands under one roof — Gabberts, Hom and Dock 86.

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 09:52 PM

Is your money manager worth it? is a tool to help investors evaluate their money manager and see the bigger financial picture.

Updated: June 28, 2014, - 04:34 PM

Plane capacity, new fees sending summer airfares sky-high

For the procrastinators still hoping to score a great deal on summer airfares, things aren’t looking good.The average ticket price...

Updated: June 27, 2014, - 11:10 PM

Total Wine's Bloomington superstore is back on track

Long-delayed Bloomington superstore’s struggle for a city license could come to an end in time for a late-fall opening.

Updated: June 23, 2014, - 08:44 PM

To combat Netflix and 60" screens, now playing at cinema: Luxury

New loungers, now in several theaters in the Twin Cities, along with restaurant-quality food and alcohol are ways that theater owners are working to lure customers back.

Updated: June 21, 2014, - 07:11 AM

Salvation Army, Goodwill expand by-the-pound programs

Bargain hunters and resellers flock in as the tables are stocked.

Updated: June 14, 2014, - 02:45 PM

LED bulbs are getting better – and cheaper

LED sticker shock is mostly behind us. When Philips introduced 60-watt equivalent LED light bulbs in 2010, they cost about...

Updated: June 13, 2014, - 08:42 PM

Target to test Minn. liquor sales at Otsego store this summer

Alcohol has been sold in other states since 1996, but a store in Otsego is in line this summer to be Minnesota’s first.

Updated: June 11, 2014, - 08:21 AM

Supermarkets add digital coupons, but response has been tepid

Cub Foods is the latest Twin Cities supermarket retailer to let consumers click their coupons instead of clipping them. It’s a program that Rainbow, Target and even Medica have already launched.

Updated: June 03, 2014, - 10:13 PM

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