Tom Crann Feature Archive

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)
It's been a slow start to the growing season, but now we're in the swing of things at farmers markets around the region. Two stars of the spring harvest are asparagus and morel mushrooms. (06/05/2013)
Festivals big and small highlight this weekend's events. One of the biggest is St. Paul's Grand Old Day, which celebrates its 40th year. (05/31/2013)
Unless you relish brushing snow off your grill, our outdoor cooking season is pretty much a flash in the pan. Go beyond the usual burgers and brats with these ideas. (05/29/2013)
Memorial Day is generally the weekend when many Minnesotans head north. Here's a few communities that are holding celebrations this weekend. (05/24/2013)
It's been two years since a tornado hit the north side of Minneapolis, killing two people and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damage to homes, businesses and infrastructure. (05/22/2013)