Nancy Lebens

Nancy Lebens

Editor
Minnesota Public Radio

Nancy Lebens is an editor for MPR News, responsible for assigning and editing digital and radio reporters in the afternoon and evening. Previously, she reported on city finance issues and the impact of the local food movement in Minnesota for the Ground Level project, which involved both radio and digital reporting. She has worked as a radio and television producer for public media in Minnesota and Georgia.

Nancy Lebens Feature Archive

The Department of Health found the patient had not been given a thorough check up for months, despite a diagnosis of "failure to thrive and Parkinson's disease." (12/09/2014)
Assistant Chief Cherie Penn says the fires are unrelated. (12/09/2014)
Medical marijuana oil
State officials on Monday take the next step toward medical marijuana when they unveil the companies chosen to manufacture the cannabis products. (11/26/2014)
The Minnesota Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations says the message written in motor oil appears to be a hate crime. (11/14/2014)
Federal authorities are handling the case because thousands of the customers who purchased beer during the Minnesota State Fair "were from out of state." (10/01/2014)
A federal grand jury indicted 12 members of an international drug organization that allegedly used a Spring Lake Park auto repair business as a front. (09/25/2014)
Gov. Mark Dayton announced Thursday the Federal Emergency Management Agency added the two counties to the federal disaster declaration, bringing the total to 37 counties and three tribal governments. (08/21/2014)
A Minnesota man accused of raping teen girls was spotted in Washington State Wednesday, according to the Washington State Patrol. (08/13/2014)
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says 51-year old Todd Neil Triebold is a "predatory offender" who may be suicidal. (06/19/2014)
About 20 investigators and officers from the FBI, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Maple Grove Police and Isanti County Sheriff's Department were excavating the site Tuesday. (06/03/2014)
Several members of the Minnesota Orchestra's board of directors have resigned, board chairman Gordon Sprenger confirmed today. (03/28/2014)
Hundreds of others slept in lobbies and other emergency centers and the county opened a warming center for homeless young people. (01/08/2014)
Since entering the hospital Saturday, doctors at Abbott Northwestern Hospital performed two angioplasty procedures and inserted six stents. (01/07/2014)
Hennepin County authorities have charged a second teenager allegedly involved in robbing and beating former mayoral candidate Mark Andrew last week. (12/30/2013)
After 12 years, Mayor Mark Voxland said his major accomplishment remains the city's response to severe floods. (12/27/2013)