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.

Recent content from John Ewoldt

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

Polished pitchmen – and their wares – are popular fare at the fair

For many fairgoers, the Great Minnesota Get-Together is the Great Minnesota Infomercial. And they like it that way.

Updated: August 26, 2013, - 09:45 PM

Spirit Airlines adds 4 destinations from MSP

Starting Nov. 7, Spirit Airlines will be offering no-frills service to 10 popular destinations.

Updated: August 20, 2013, - 06:13 AM

Tommy Bahama menswear brand had its roots in Minn. 20 years ago

Tommy Bahama, the menswear mainstay known for loosefitting silks and palm-tree graphics, grew out of an idea that Minnesota clothing executive Bob Emfield roughed out on a yellow legal pad with a colleague.

Updated: August 19, 2013, - 09:42 PM

In case you missed Sunday's Star Tribune: The new auctioneer is online

The Twin Cities has become a strong market for Internet auctions, saving commercial sellers and consumers time and money.

Updated: August 19, 2013, - 09:31 AM

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