Tom Crann Feature Archive

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)
The President of the Board of Directors of Doctors Without Borders, Dr. Deane Marchbein, is in Minneapolis this week to speak at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum at Augsburg College. (03/07/2014)
More than 30 organizations held their annual rally for mental health today at the state Capitol. (03/06/2014)
An essay written by a doctor in family medicine has social media buzzing, especially in the medical world. It's raised some questions about doctors and compassion. (03/04/2014)
This will be the first year that Minnesota same-sex couples will be able to file both federal and state income taxes as legally married couples. (03/03/2014)
Here in the country's heartland, when it comes to local food, we often think of our excellent beef and dairy. But you can also find locally produced versions of more foreign delicacies. (02/26/2014)
Pothole season has begun and it's a bad one. (02/25/2014)