Madeleine Baran Feature Archive

An extensive review of Ramsey County chief medical examiner Michael McGee's handling of a rural murder case has found no serious concerns with the work or credibility of the long-time medical examiner, Ramsey County Attorney John Choi said Thursday. (02/16/2012)
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)