Tom Crann Feature Archive

If you planted tomatoes this year, chances are you got a late start, and ripe fruit might seem a long time away. But we are beginning to see sure signs of summer with ripe and interesting tomatoes at the farmers market. (07/10/2013)
MPR News' Tom Crann speaks with festival co-chairman Brad Box about the 65th annual Deer River Wild Rice Festival. Also this weekend: the Nevis Pig Races, and Pequot Lakes Beanhole Days. (07/05/2013)
"Eating out" this time of year means something different than heading to the corner restaurant. Packing for the big picnic, whether it be at home or up north, has evolved a bit with the proliferation of local foods. (07/03/2013)
Last week's discussion about wellness visits prompted some questions about how things actually work in medical clinics, and following up on how to make the most of wellness visits. (07/02/2013)
A Minneapolis Christian congregation that's over 150 years old is worshiping at one of the city's most-established synagogues this summer. (07/02/2013)
A few months shy of the 100th anniversary of the ship's disappearance on Lake Superior, shipwreck hunters say they have identified the lost freighter S S Henry B. Smith. (07/01/2013)
Meghan Graham, an organizer of Henderson Sauerkraut Days tells MPR News about the festival, including a kraut eating contest. Find out more about this and other festivals. (06/28/2013)
Somali Independence Day will be commemorated this weekend in the Twin Cities as Somalis in Minnesota celebrate the 52nd anniversary of their country's struggle for independence. (06/28/2013)
David Lillehaug will be officially installed as Minnesota's newest Supreme Court justice on Friday. Lillehaug spoke with Tom Crann of MPR News' All Things Considered. (06/27/2013)
Wine has been served with food for as long as vintners have been fermenting grape juice, but pairing a specific wine with a particular dish is a more contemporary practice. (06/26/2013)
Duluth sustained more than $60 million worth of damage in the June, 2012 flood. Duluth Mayor Don Ness provided a status report today to Tom Crann of MPR News' All Things Considered. (06/20/2013)
A new crowd-sourced restaurant has opened in downtown St. Paul. The owners of the bakery and restaurant, The Buttered Tin, have set out to change the culture of lowertown. (06/19/2013)
Baseball players would be wise to avoid any health product promising enhanced performance, warns Dr. Jon Hallberg. (06/18/2013)
A coalition of health care providers and advocates have launched a campaign to stop the abuse of the elderly. (06/14/2013)
In Dodge County the Friends of Wasioja present Civil War Days with battle reenactments, living history presentation, a performance of the "1812 Overture" with cannons, and more. (06/14/2013)