Tom Crann Feature Archive

A study published in Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology suggests exposing children to certain kinds of dust and bacteria early in their lives may be good for them. (06/10/2014)
Everything's coming up rhubarb this weekend in Lanesboro. They're hosting the 10th annual Rhubarb Festival this Saturday. (06/06/2014)
Shaye Mandle took over this month as the new CEO of LifeScience Alley, a trade association that represents the state's medical technology and life sciences companies. (05/29/2014)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar is in Mexico City as part of a U.S. delegation meeting on issues of drugs and the illegal sex trade. (04/15/2014)
A dugout canoe discovered 80 years ago in Lake Minnetonka is hundreds of years older than previously thought and is one of the oldest of its kind ever found in Minnesota. (04/10/2014)
Dr. Jon Hallberg told MPR News that determining the cause of death is the biggest challenge when filling out the death certificate. (04/08/2014)
The billionaire owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves made a cash offer for the newspaper but declined to say how much he offered. (04/01/2014)
Those of us who live here know that it's not true, but the Midwest has long fought the cultural stereotype of "fly-over" land. A new book by historian Jon Lauck argues historians should work against that. (03/28/2014)
"We started negotiations last Saturday, and I think that the purpose of those negotiations is to try to find out if there is a way for me to come back," former Minnesota Orchestra Music Director Osmo Vanska said on Wednesday (03/26/2014)
Renowned dancer Ronald K. Brown signed on as choreographer even though he'd never seen "Porgy and Bess" before. But, it so happened, he had walked the same Carolina beaches that inspired George Gershwin to write the opera. (03/25/2014)
Dr. Jon Hallberg, a physician in family medicine at the University of Minnesota, spoke with All Things Considered about how repetitive motions can lead to injuries and Joe Mauer's move from catcher to first base and (03/25/2014)
Minnesota chefs and other foodies who don't want to live in a world without fruit, seeds, and nuts, are determined to do something about it. (03/12/2014)
Minnesota Orchestra musicians and fans are still waiting to learn who will become music director of the ensemble. (03/11/2014)
Dr. Jon Hallberg, a family physician at the Mill City Clinic, told MPR News' All Things Considered that it's difficult to formulate an opinion on the medical benefits of marijuana when research is so limited. (03/11/2014)
Cselovszki said Sleepy Eye is having a hard time dealing with the tragedy. "I'll be honest with you -- it's very tragic and unique. We have students and the students' parents are our staff. So we have two staff members that are grieving -- as well as we've lost two former students." (03/10/2014)