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

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)
Waterfront Square
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)
The Moscow Ballet's production allows a couple dozen young local dancers to perform with the professional touring company, giving them a chance of a lifetime. (12/05/2014)
Mayo Clinic will not pursue claims against Quest Diagnostics but will continue with remaining claims against a former top executive of both organizations. (12/04/2014)
Twenty schools in Olmsted County are reporting higher than usual rates of absenteeism due to an influenza-like illness. (12/04/2014)
Police say Bradley James Higgins killed his 9-year-old daughter Mackenzie Higgins during a weekend visit before turning the gun on himself. (11/25/2014)