Tom Crann Feature Archive

Political commentators Maureen Shaver and Todd Rapp discuss which races to watch and what's at stake for Democrats if they lose their Minnesota House majority. (10/30/2014)
One former Marine is making it his mission to convince business to make the most of the skills and experiences of vets by hiring them. (10/09/2014)
St. Paul's Payne Avenue is enjoying the arrival of several new restaurants which have created a foodie culture where there hasn't been one. (10/08/2014)
They look at the week's debates, the race in the 8th District, Clinton and Christie coming to town, and the reaction to the new MNsure rates. (10/02/2014)
Amanda Paa joined MPR's Tom Crann to talk about all things squash. (10/01/2014)
MPR News' Tom Crann spoke with political analysts Maureen Shaver and Todd Rapp to discuss political ads and key seats. (09/25/2014)
It all starts with the ice. (09/24/2014)
Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau as well as members of the city's Park and Recreation Board, City Council and School Board participated in the event. (09/22/2014)
MPR News' Tom Crann talked with editor James Norton about food and drink reviews featured in The Heavy Table, an online food magazine. (09/17/2014)
Minnesota is home to a local beer boom, but the local hop scene has some catching up to do: There are only 20 or so acres of hops under cultivation in the entire state. (09/03/2014)
The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for more sleep for middle and high school students. (09/02/2014)
This week's festival takes us to Southwest Minnesota State University for the annual "Smoke-fest" competition. (08/15/2014)
Chef Amy Thielen, author of "The New Midwestern Table," joined MPR's Tom Crann to talk about grapes. (08/13/2014)
The suit alleges student athletes are not fairly compensated for their work. It claims the NCAA violates federal anti-trust law, and says students should be able to seek profit from activities such as product endorsements, film appearances and autograph signings. (08/12/2014)
Following recent news that actor Robin Williams took his own life after battling depression, Tom Crann talks with Dr. Jon Hallberg about treatment of depression and how to discuss the illness with loved ones who may be suffering. (08/12/2014)