William Lager

Digital Producer
Minnesota Public Radio
wlager@mpr.org


William Lager is a digital producer for MPR News.

William Lager Feature Archive

Shoveling
Both Minneapolis and St. Paul send work crews to clear sidewalks at property owners' expense. But last winter, St. Paul cleared more sidewalks and assessed higher fees against scofflaws. (12/01/2014)
Snow shoveling
Each winter, as snow piles higher and ice hardens in the cold, some people just don't shovel. (11/06/2014)
Snowy downtown Bismarck
Minneapolis, a cold weather city if there ever was one, will host the Super Bowl on Feb. 4, 2018. The high temp in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, 2013: a balmy 14 degrees. (05/20/2014)
A map of incidents involving bicycles in Minneapolis between 2009 and 2013. (05/07/2014)
An MPR News investigation found the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has dealt with allegations and suspicions of child sexual abuse involving at least 70 clergy members since 1950 -- nearly double the church's official count. Explore an interactive database with details of the allegations against those priests, deacons and monks, along with the locations of their service and their current status. (02/19/2014)
The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced Dec. 17 that Archbishop John Nienstedt voluntarily 'stepped aside from all public ministry' while police investigate a claim that he touched a boy on the buttocks in 2009, an allegation the archbishop denies. (12/17/2013)
Minnesota's growing Latino population has been around long enough to put down roots, grow businesses and go through school, sometimes for generations. (12/14/2012)
Minnesotans are involved in a passionate debate about marriage this election season. The two sides began squaring off more than 40 years ago. The Deep Roots of the Marriage Debate draws from MPR's extensive audio archive to explore the origins of this election day showdown over same-sex marriage. (10/25/2012)
Ground Level is an MPR News project providing news coverage, resources, connections and conversations on important topics in Minnesota communities. (10/19/2012)
The debate over Voter ID is explored through a four-week dialogue. (10/19/2012)
The debate over same-sex marriage is explored through a four-week dialogue. (10/19/2012)
Conflict over the marriage amendment is a local story playing out in every community across the state. In partnership with KARE11, MPR News took a road trip through greater Minnesota to take the pulse of this issue in several cities. (10/19/2012)
Map of current and projected flooding (06/22/2012)
Map of flooding in Duluth and surrounding communities (06/20/2012)
Northeast Minneapolis is abuzz with Art-A-Whirl this weekend. (05/19/2012)