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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FAA expected to relax rules for gadgets during flight

Officials are expected to permit air travelers to keep some devices powered on while at low altitudes.

Updated: September 23, 2013, - 11:47 PM

Rockler Woodworking expands to handle renewed interest in DIY

With the first wave of baby boomers retiring, woodworking retailers are riding the trend toward do-it-yourself, one-of-a-kind projects.

Updated: September 23, 2013, - 09:19 PM

Sales stay plump for Chanhassen-based MyPillow

In just two years, MyPillow in Minnesota has dramatically increased sales and hiring. Give credit to the infomercial.

Updated: September 15, 2013, - 06:56 PM

Parasole to bring fancy steakhouse to Wisconsin Dells

The Twin Cities company is the consultant behind the Double Cut restaurant, set to open at the Kalahari resort in...

Updated: September 12, 2013, - 09:33 PM

Best time to sell your cellphone? Before or soon after a new model is released

Before and soon after new models arrive are the best times to get maximum values.

Updated: September 09, 2013, - 08:49 PM

Spirit is cheap, but often late

The discount airline, which is adding routes from MSP, lags behind other carriers in getting to the destination in timely...

Updated: September 07, 2013, - 04:57 PM

A new Norway opens at Mall of America

The new Moods of Norway store at the Mall of America has disco balls, pink suits (for men), tractor motifs...

Updated: September 07, 2013, - 08:14 AM

Edina's Galleria adding stores, planning major expansion

Edina’s Galleria is adding new stores in the fall, and another major expansion is planned as new owners seek to...

Updated: September 04, 2013, - 03:34 PM

Fallon lands a punch on James Franco

The Minneapolis agency’s video game means that celebrities aren’t the only ones who can roast the multitasking actor James Franco.

Updated: August 31, 2013, - 02:43 PM

Obituary: Leonard and Annette Pupkes died a day apart

John Pupkes describes his parents, Annette and Leonard Pupkes, as “a pair of sheepdogs who spent their lives herding sheep.”...

Updated: August 29, 2013, - 09:33 PM

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