“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A couple facing retirement considered building a house next door, but chose to reinvent their outdated rambler instead.
October 15
In this image taken from video by Taiwan’s EBC, firefighters battle a blaze at a building in Kaohsiung, in southern Taiwan on Thursday, Oct. 14, 202

At least 46 killed in Taiwanese apartment building inferno

At least 46 people were killed and another 41 injured after a fire broke out early Thursday in a run-down mixed commercial and residential building in the Taiwanese port city of Kaohsiung, officials said.
October 14

US average mortgage rates jump; 30-year loan at 3.05%

Average long-term mortgage rates jumped this week, with the benchmark 30-year loan again breaching 3%.
October 13

Lava from volcano on Spain's La Palma forces 800 to evacuate

Hundreds of people in Spain's Canary Islands feared for their homes and property Wednesday as a new river of lava from an erupting volcano threatened another neighborhood on the island of La Palma.
October 12

3 employees killed in shooting at postal facility in Memphis

Two U.S. Postal Service workers were fatally shot Tuesday at a postal facility in Memphis and a third employee identified as the shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot, authorities said. It was the third high-profile shooting in or near that west Tennessee city in weeks.
October 11

Body found in search for missing woman in California desert

Searchers in Southern California have found a body in the Yucca Valley desert, two months after a 30-year-old woman disappeared in the area.
October 11

Still building home-field advantage, U.S. stumbles on road

Walker Zimmerman marveled at the crowd in Estadio Rommel Fernández, almost all dressed in the Panamanian team color of red, a mass that throbbed in unison and buzzed like a hornet's nest after the hosts took the lead.
October 11

Liz Weston: Fortify your finances against natural disaster

Emergency preparedness experts recommend that you have a "go bag" and a "stay bin" for disasters: kits with supplies to help you survive a few days if you have to evacuate your home or shelter in place.
October 7

US average mortgage rates decline; 30-year at 2.99%

Average long-term mortgage rates declined this week, with the benchmark 30-year loan slipping back below 3%.
October 7

'Nothing secretive' about Jordan king's real estate, FM says

Jordan's foreign minister on Thursday pushed back against a report that the country's monarch, King Abdullah II, went out of his way to hide the purchase of more than a dozen luxury homes worth more than $106 million, saying there was "nothing secretive" about the transactions.
October 6

New HUD rule aimed at preventing public housing evictions

The Biden administration is trying to prevent evictions from public housing for nonpayment of rent, seeking to shore up protections following the end of the nationwide eviction moratorium.