Andris Straumanis

Minnesota Public Radio

Andris Straumanis is a summer 2004 faculty intern in the MPR newsroom. He is a lecturer in communication and journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Straumanis has worked as a reporter and editor for newspapers in Minnesota and Illinois.

Andris Straumanis Feature Archive

With the success of former presidential hopeful Howard Dean's online campaigning, more political candidates are jumping onto the Web. In Minnesota, some are even trying new ways to reach out to potential supporters. (08/17/2004)
Veteran National Public Radio announcer Bob Edwards, pushed in March from his "Morning Edition" post, is leaving to host a new interview program on XM Satellite Radio. The new program will begin airing on Oct. 4. (07/29/2004)
A history of the Ag-Gwah-Ching treatment center. (07/26/2004)
Federal officials say the USA Patriot Act, the anti-terrorism law passed in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, does not single out libraries and bookstores for investigation. But critics of one section of the law remain concerned that the Patriot Act may go too far. (07/23/2004)