Madeleine Baran Feature Archive

On Thursday, President Obama approved No Child Left Behind waivers for 10 states, including Minnesota. Minnesota education commissioner Brenda Cassellius spoke with MPR News about the change. (02/10/2012)
The Minnesota Security Hospital needs to be renovated to provide better care for patients, Gov. Mark Dayton said. (02/08/2012)
Maturi is in the final year of his contract. He has headed up Gophers sports programs for the past decade. (02/02/2012)
City staffers are updating the Minneapolis Climate Action Plan this year, and they're asking for public input at a meeting tonight at 5:30 p.m. at the Central Library. (02/01/2012)
Former DFL Sen. Ellen Anderson says she has accepted a new job offer from Gov. Mark Dayton. (01/31/2012)
Union president Mary Cathryn Ricker says the agreement was reached at midnight, ending a lengthy negotiation process that began in May. (01/31/2012)
The number of federal job discrimination complaints filed in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota rose by four percent last year. (01/26/2012)
Tougher penalties for illegal checking were unanimously approved last weekend by Minnesota Hockey, the organization that governs amateur youth hockey in Minnesota. (01/23/2012)
Federal prosecutors filed charges Friday against a dozen people suspected of being part of a Minnesota-based identity theft ring that stole more than $2 million from banks and businesses in 14 states. (01/20/2012)
Gary Eichten recorded his final interview as MPR's Midday host before a packed crowd at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul Thursday night, swapping stories and jokes with former Vice President Walter Mondale. (01/20/2012)
The governor said questions remain about the financial viability of the Vikings-preferred site in Arden Hills. (01/18/2012)
The University of Minnesota is suing over alleged copyright violations by a website operator who posted a widely-used psychological test online. (01/09/2012)
Anoka County prosecutors charged a 29-year-old man with criminal sexual conduct Tuesday for allegedly groping an 11-year-old girl at a Walmart in Fridley. (01/03/2012)
A female patient who was awake and awaiting surgery was mistakenly given a medication that causes temporary paralysis, according investigators with the Minnesota Department of Health. (01/03/2012)
A Columbia Heights man suspected of groping a young girl at a Fridley Walmart has been arrested. (12/30/2011)