Saturday is Twin Cities World Refugee Day. The United Nations refugee agency reports that Minneapolis and St. Paul have both been among the top five cities for refugee resettlement in the last decade.
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura has published a new book criticizing the two-party system. It's called "DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans: No More Gangs in Government." Ventura shared his views on the influence of money on politics with Tom Crann of All Things Considered on Wednesday.
This rash of summer-like weather has us considering a pitcher of iced tea. But have you ever thought of adding yeast and fermenting it?
Former Minnesota Wild player Derek Boogaard received more than 100 prescriptions from a dozen NHL team doctors in the last three years before his death in 2011. A recent article by The New York Times raises questions about the abuse of prescription drugs in professional sports.
Chris Fields, the endorsed Republican challenger to Rep. Keith Ellison, speaks with MPR News' All Things Considered.
Today is the last day on the job for the man responsible for Minnesota's Sex Offender Treatment Program.
The new Minnesota African American Museum and Cultural Center in Minneapolis opens this weekend, in an old Victorian era mansion known as the Coe House. MPR's Tom Crann talked today with the founder of the museum, Roxanne Givens.
A recent study published by the New England Journal of Medicine found an association between coffee consumption and lower rates of death from disease.
MPR News' ATC Friday Festival is back with the Cannon River Rendezvous.
What's new in restaurants? Six new interesting establishments have opened in the Twin Cities.
Louis King, CEO of the Summit Academy and leader of the Northside Community Recovery Team, and Don Samuels, a Minneapolis City Councilmember representing Ward 5, including the Willard-Hay and Jordan neighborhoods, speak with MPR News' Tom Crann about the neighborhood's future.
Chad Schwitters, executive director of Urban Homeworks, and Tim Manz, district supervisor of Housing Inspection Services - Minneapolis Regulatory Services, about how a community rebuilds after the devastation of a tornado.
Paul Huttner, MPR News' chief meteorologist, discusses last year's tornado and how the events unfolded.
Minneapolis Mayor R. T. Rybak was quick to the scene following the tornado strike, arriving to the neighborhood minutes after the storm passed. Rybak speaks to Tom Cran of MPR News' All Things Considered to give his assessment of the recovery effort in north Minneapolis.
Heidi Barajas, executive director the University of Minnesota's Urban Research & Outreach Center, speaks with Tom Crann of MPR News' All Things Considered about the center's role in tornado recovery.