Elizabeth Baier

Elizabeth Baier

Reporter
Minnesota Public Radio
ebaier@mpr.org
(507) 282-0910


Elizabeth Baier, based in Rochester, covers news in southeastern Minnesota for MPR News. She joined Minnesota Public Radio in June 2008 after six years of writing for newspapers, including the South Florida Sun-Sentinel and the Miami Herald. She holds a bachelor of science degree in journalism and international relations from the University of Miami, and a certificate in contemporary Latin American studies from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago.

Elizabeth Baier Feature Archive

Dr. Franklin Cockerill III cannot work for or have any contact with Quest Diagonostics pending a hearing on the merits of a Mayo Clinic lawsuit. (10/17/2014)
Mayo alleges Dr. Franklin Cockerill III was secretly hired by Quest Diagnostics Inc. but continued to work as the president and CEO of Mayo Medical Labs so he could steal trade secrets. (10/16/2014)
The network will prevent dropped calls and speed up the wireless Internet for Mayo Clinic staff, officials said. (10/14/2014)
A new Medica offerings will include access to Rochester's Mayo Clinic as well as Mayo Clinic Health System, Northfield Hospitals and Clinics, and Winona Health. (10/06/2014)
The rapidly rising rail shipments of crude oil from North Dakota that pass by the Mississippi River have pressed Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa to practice handling an oil spill. (10/03/2014)
Complete with an air-conditioned classroom, TVs and a Wi-Fi hot spot, the Cal Freming brings students to the river to harness their curiosity. (10/01/2014)
Clinic researchers want to learn how some patients survive exposure to cold water -- and how to treat it. (09/26/2014)
John LaDue will have access to a psychologist and other resources at a Willmar, Minnesota, facility, court says. (09/24/2014)
A wave of Karen and Karenni immigrants has school administrators and teachers adjusting to new young refugees. (09/15/2014)
Hail storms wiped out apple crops in parts of central Minnesota, but the crop looks good in some areas of the state. (09/06/2014)
No one was inside the building at the time. The historic structure is home to a popular gymnastics training center. (09/04/2014)
Emotions will run high as former Minnesota State University, Mankato linebacker Isaac Kolstad, severely injured in an assault in May, leads the team onto the field for tonight's season opener. (09/04/2014)
The launch of the new service coincides with the airport's traffic patterns, which tend to spike in early fall. (09/01/2014)
Scientists are tracking snakes in southeastern Minnesota to monitor their health, but also the health of the larger ecosystem. (08/29/2014)
The new screening test will be available to Mayo Clinic patients in Rochester by early October. (08/25/2014)