John Enger

John Enger

Reporter
Minnesota Public Radio
jenger@mpr.org


John Enger is a reporter for MPR News in Bemidji. Enger is a Minnesota native, born and raised near Aitkin and a graduate of MSU-Moorhead. Hes spent the past few years reporting for the Schenectady Gazette in upstate New York.

John Enger Feature Archive

The tree cutting began by securing lines
A tree cut Wednesday from the Chippewa National Forest will soon adorn the U.S. Capitol's west lawn. (10/29/2014)
The local utility flushed the system with chlorine following a damaging September storm but residents historically have been skeptical about the benefits of adding chemicals to their water. (10/28/2014)
A claw picks up cut logs.
After last year's long cold winter spiked propane costs and left firewood piles burned to nothing, rural Minnesotans are stocking up on anything to keep their homes warm. (10/22/2014)
With beef prices rising, many consumers find elk meat a better option. Demand for elk marrow from antlers is also on the rise. (10/14/2014)
The snowmobile and ATV maker has struggled for months to hire for its Roseau plant. That's led to construction — and some unusual living arrangements. (10/12/2014)
Senator Amy Klobuchar said the recent investigation points to another problem within the VA. (10/11/2014)
Engineers try to match water levels of three reservoir lakes along the U.S.-Canada border to those of natural lakes in the region. (10/07/2014)
High water levels that are good for area resorts pose a flooding threat to people who live near the lake. (10/07/2014)
Minnesota rural grocers meet today to talk about creative ways to stay in business. (10/01/2014)
It ended with one man shot, one beaten, one in jail and another on the run. (09/26/2014)
Most state employers had to boost their minimum wage from $7.25 to $8 starting Aug. 1. But that pay increase looks a lot better on paper than in your pocket. (09/23/2014)
Gunsmith Ed Bergum credits a sliver of metal with inspiring a lifelong entrepreneurial venture. (09/22/2014)
Michael Jon Perry, who later tried to flee in his car, surrendered. He and a sheriff's deputy were treated for injuries. (09/19/2014)
Bemidji internet users will soon be able to sign up for the fastest download speeds outside the Twin Cities. (09/18/2014)
Apartments in the city of 2,600 are such a rare commodity that there is often a waiting months-long waiting list for those that do come available. (09/17/2014)