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 PUC vote comes after a Commerce Department investigation of a company that, it said, tried to escape paying required fees. (05/10/2015)
Two crashes Tuesday that killed three people left Minnesota at a grim milestone for 2015. Last year it took until May 21 to reach 100 deaths. (04/29/2015)
Macy's closing
Port Authority officials said they hope the move, which will bring a a still-to-be-identified national retailer to occupy about 10 percent of the building, will encourage other groups to claim their spots in the former department store. (04/24/2015)
The drivers of two vehicles ignored "thin ice" warning signs and broke through the ice on Lake Minnetonka in separate incidents Wednesday. (02/05/2015)
The public was not in any danger during the incident, police said. (02/03/2015)
The Minnesota Department of Health says a fourth child has died in this season's flu outbreak. (01/09/2015)
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)
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)