Tom Crann Feature Archive

"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)
The local music scene is buzzing about the news that the Minnesota '80s band The Replacements plans to reunite for several concertts later this year. (06/13/2013)
The trick to a dish is often just the right twist of flavor. And that can come from just the right condiment. (06/12/2013)