Tom Crann Feature Archive

James Beard award-winning food blogger Hank Shaw is a waterfowl expert. His new book is a lavishly illustrated guide to preparing duck and geese, whether wild or domesticated. (10/14/2013)
Beth Dooley, author of Minnesota's Bounty: The Farmers Market Cookbook, shares ideas for how to use the different varieties of squash in season right now. (10/09/2013)
The Star Tribune has a new editor. Just three weeks after Nancy Barnes left Minnesota's biggest newsroom, the paper promoted managing editor Rene Sanchez to the top editorial spot. (10/09/2013)
Plans for a new Islamic Center in St. Cloud are on hold after the center's president withdrew the proposal at a City Council meeting Monday. Islamic Center of St. Cloud President Abdulrashid Salad joined Tom Crann to discuss what's next for his organization. (10/08/2013)
Dr. Jon Hallberg joined Tom Crann to discuss the 20-year-long Women's Health Initiative and its impact. (10/08/2013)
St. Paul's Union Depot will host a multi-media performance about the history of the orphan trains. Thousands of orphans rode on trains from the east coast to find homes in the towns and farms of the Midwest. (10/03/2013)
None of Minnesota's neighbors — Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsins — have set up their own health insurance exchange like MNsure. All of these states are relying on the federal exchange, which was overwhelmed by demand yesterday. (10/02/2013)
Once cool, then decidedly out of fashion, the loosely Polynesian-inspired lounge lizard tiki bar scene is experiencing a national and local revival. (10/02/2013)
The Splendid Table host shares her recipes for Filipino-style chicken adobo and ginger hoisin summer shrimp. (09/25/2013)
Although the U.S. ranks 11th for plague worldwide, the disease is highly treatable and relatively rare. (09/24/2013)
September is Suicide Prevention Month and some local musicians are discussing their own struggles with mental health and experience with suicide. (09/20/2013)
In August, the nation marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. The St. Paul chapter of the NAACP today is marking it's 100th anniversary. (09/19/2013)
Nineteen years ago, Fatima Said fled the civil war in Bosnia and found herself a refugee in the United States. Today, she was at the White House being honored for her work helping thousands of immigrants and refugees. (09/19/2013)
Former Minnesota governor and congressman Al Quie is celebrating a milestone. The Republican and 35th governor of the state turns 90 years old. Quie served in congress for over 20 years, then in 1978, was elected to the office of governor where he served one term. (09/18/2013)
Rachel Hutton, senior editor of Minnesota Monthly magazine, recently took a road trip south along the Mississippi River in search of the area's best destination restaurants. (09/18/2013)