Tom Crann Feature Archive

Even the most creative people sometimes find it difficult to find the right gifts for the holidays. But very few people would decline artisan chocolates. (12/19/2012)
Consider edible gifts that recipients can enjoy until gone. (12/12/2012)
Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, of Minnesota's 5th Congressional District, is among those asking a federal judge to end the Senate filibuster. (12/12/2012)
This year marks the 150th anniversary of not only the battles of the Civil War, but one of the most important episodes in Minnesota's history. (12/05/2012)
Dr. Jon Hallberg, a physician in family medicine at the University of Minnesota, spoke on All Things Considered about some of the latest thinking on HIV/AIDS. (12/04/2012)
Slavic Wonders is a stunning celebration of the season featuring some truly brilliant gems from the libraries and monasteries of Krakow, Prague and Moscow. (12/04/2012)
In Chris Niskanen's new book, "The Minnesota Book of Skills," he shares some of his wisdom on skills from smoking whitefish to tick extraction. (11/29/2012)
U.S. Rep. Tim Walz says he is frustrated by the lack of action on the farm bill and other major pieces of legislation in the lame-duck session of Congress. (11/28/2012)
The revolution in local food has a potable component. Craft brewing and locally roasted coffee are rising in popularity, not just in the Twin Cities, but also in other parts of the state, such as Duluth. (11/28/2012)
A new report found routine mammograms have led more than one million women to receive unnecessary breast cancer treatment. (11/27/2012)
Thanksgiving dinner can bring a lot of pressure and high expectations. (11/21/2012)
Dr. Jon Hallberg, MPR's medical analyst and a physician in family medicine at the U of M, speaks on initiatives in the military to use the arts to help soldiers heal. (11/20/2012)
Thanksgiving is a time of long-standing food traditions for many families. But what if you don't have a go-to Thanksgiving bring-along? Or the time to whip something up? (11/20/2012)
Take a moment to consider a delicacy that has an important place on the Thanksgiving table and throughout the holiday season: the lowly cranberry. (11/19/2012)
Thursday is Give to the Max Day, a 24-hour fundraising marathon to support some 4,000 Minnesota nonprofit organizations and schools. (11/15/2012)