Tom Crann Feature Archive

Pothole season has begun and it's a bad one. (02/25/2014)
New restaurants are popping up in the suburbs that offer important contributions to the area's mix of gastronomic offerings. (02/19/2014)
Patient or customer satisfaction is becoming increasingly important at hospital and clinics. But this also must be balanced with making informed expert decisions, despite what patients might want. (02/18/2014)
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., has welcomed new federal safety recommendations in the wake of an accident that caused the evacuation of much of the town of Casselton, N.D., in December. (02/13/2014)
Babs was one of Sweden's most celebrated artists, and was appointed Royal Court Singer by the King. She found her voice later in Jazz, and in her collaborations with jazz musician Duke Ellington. (02/12/2014)
Author Rae Katherine Eighmey explains how learning about Abe Lincoln's favorite dishes humanizes a legendary president. (02/12/2014)
Ski jumping in Minnesota can trace its history back to 1883, when Norwegian brothers Torjus and Mikkel Hemmestvedt brought the sport to the bluffs of southern Minnesota. It then spread to the hills of western Wisconsin, the North Shore and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (02/11/2014)
New guidelines from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association call for women to monitor their risk for stroke more carefully than men. (02/11/2014)
Wendy Williams, who has played second flute for the Minnesota Orchestra since 1992, is preparing to play tonight's first concert since the 16-month lockout ended in January. "It's bittersweet, complicated," she said, "but I'm thrilled to be back here." (02/07/2014)
Old strains of wheat, vigorous plants that don't require petrochemicals, are making a comeback, especially the one that made the upper Midwest the bread basket of the world (02/05/2014)
Former President Jimmy Carter said Tuesday that Joan Mondale was "as fervent and as effective a champion for the arts as anyone I have ever known." (02/04/2014)
Have you every driven up I-35W in south Minneapolis on a winter evening and seen what, at first glance, looks like a dark cloud overhead? It could actually be a murder of crows flying home to their roosts near downtown Minneapolis. (02/04/2014)
Minnesota got a brief shout-out in the State of the Union speech last night when President Obama pointed to the founder of Punch Pizza for the company's minimum wage practices. But Dr. John Noseworthy, President and CEO of the Mayo Clinic, was also at the address. (01/29/2014)
It's cold and money might be tight. Still, you can take your family on a global culinary adventure that won't break the bank. (01/29/2014)
Cross country skier Jessie Diggins has won three Minnesota state championships, five U.S. championships and last year won gold in the world championships. She's in the Italian Alps right now preparing to compete in the Sochi Winter Olympics. (01/28/2014)