Meg Martin

Associate Editor, MPRnews.org
Minnesota Public Radio
mmartin@mpr.org
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Meg Martin is an editor for MPR News. Meg joined the Minnesota Public Radio newsroom in 2013.

Meg Martin Feature Archive

Much of the cash that sustains the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is held by legally separate groups, making it easier to protect church assets in a bankruptcy. Here's how the money flows. (11/20/2014)
Mayor Betsy Hodges
The Internet moved into full-on parody mode Friday after KSTP reported on Mayor Betsy Hodges flashing what the story called "a known gang sign." Here's what you need to know about the story -- and the backstory. (11/07/2014)
A pickle and a wagon at the fair
If you're the fairgoing type, consider this Your Minnesota Weekend: State Fair Edition. But if the idea of shuffling in the humidity elbow-to-elbow with thousands of fellow Minnesotans trying to keep their fried food from and melty ice cream from falling on your toes, laden with bags full of Education-Building swag, consider this Your Minnesota Weekend: Last Chance of Summer Edition. (08/22/2014)
Sailboats capsized in Lake Minnetonka late Saturday morning, leaving sailors stranded on their boats and in the water. Everyone has been accounted for, but rescue workers will continue to scour the bays of the lake, to check in on area boaters. (06/14/2014)
Follow along as MPR News reporter Jon Collins rides the Green Line all day, telling the stories from the stations, the train and the first-day festivities. There'll be speeches, celebrations, music, free rides and plenty of fanfare as the Green Line light rail project launches today. The first trains leave the station at 10 a.m., and rides on all Metro Transit buses and trains will be free all day. (06/14/2014)
In a deposition released Monday, St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson said he wasn't sure whether he knew it was illegal for adults to have sex with children when he served as chancellor of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in the 1980s. The St. Louis archdiocese is contesting the assertion, saying reporting on the remarks has taken them out of context. (06/11/2014)
MPR News meteorologist Paul Huttner says we can expect temps in the 50s, just a few clouds and SUNSHINE. Imagine that: SUNSHINE. And very likely no rain. (05/02/2014)
The snow returned briefly, but there's a warm weekend in store. So get ready to get out there with our weekend guide. (04/18/2014)
It's officially spring: Warmer, wetter and a whole lot melty-er -- which means it's a great time to take advantage of the music, theater and film offerings in the area this week. And maybe start planning for your summer road trips, while you're at it. (04/11/2014)
From baseball to dinosaurs, we've got you covered. (04/04/2014)
Welcome to the first truly warm weekend of the year. How will you spend it? (03/28/2014)
The oh-so-delightful, too-good-to-be-true, barely-want-to-hope news has begun to trickle out: This could mark the last wintry weekend of the season. Mark it well with these events across the state. (03/20/2014)
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. (02/19/2014)
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)
Internal financial reports show the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for years spent millions of dollars dealing with clergy misconduct. It created a system that allowed church leaders to remove priests accused of misconduct without attracting attention. But it also left the church vulnerable to embezzlement. (01/23/2014)