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

The Gaylord Police Department and the Sibley County Sheriff's Office have settled a lawsuit filed by attorneys for a woman who believes she was racially profiled in 2012. (01/30/2015)
IBM
Several dozen Rochester jobs were lost in the company's latest round of cuts, an IBM workers group estimates. (01/29/2015)
Discovery Square
The Destination Medical Center project, which focuses on the Mayo Clinic's projected growth, is one step closer to final adoption. (01/29/2015)
A Mayo Clinic experiment in deep brain stimulation is helping doctors learn more about how the brain reacts to epilepsy. (01/27/2015)
State officials Tuesday unveiled a map with eight corridor options for proposed passenger rail service from Rochester to the Twin Cities. It's a baby step on a long road. (01/20/2015)
Rochester middle school students will be allowed to take iPads home beginning later this month. (01/19/2015)
There's a big question looming over the ambitious plan to transform the city into a $6 billion global health care hub. (01/14/2015)
Prosecutors have instead filed a civil complaint against Ammon and Sarah Swartzentruber for allegedly building a home without a permit. (01/07/2015)
The National Eagle Center in Wabasha has outgrown its current space and will lease additional space in a nearby downtown building. (01/03/2015)
Attorneys for a Minnesota state trooper say he was acting responsibly when his car collided with one driven by a Cannon Falls couple. (12/31/2014)
Longtime residents wonder whether their city will still feel like home. (12/29/2014)
Claremont is offering land for free to people who will build homes on it. So far, there have been no takers. (12/23/2014)
Mayo had sued Dr. Franklin Cockerill, alleging he misappropriated trade secrets when he took a leadership position with a Mayo competitor. (12/18/2014)
The Destination Medical Center design includes a riverside market and amphitheater, a transit hub and a busy commercial and retail center. (12/17/2014)
Investigators believe the jewelry robbers followed their victims for several hundred miles from a trade show in Chicago before they struck at a rest stop. (12/08/2014)