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

Downtown Clinton
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)
Will Fisher works 60 hours a week at 3 jobs.
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)
With a 16-month lockout behind them, musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra are taking their instruments across the state. (09/16/2014)
New state rules will allow hunters over 60 to use crossbows for deer. DNR officials hope the change will lure older hunters back to the field. (09/12/2014)
Officials now say the water in Brainerd, Minn., is safe to drink without boiling. The news comes after test results showed no bacteria in the municipal water supply. (09/10/2014)
In the face of an ongoing boil order, a Minnesota community wrestles with questions about using chlorine in its municipal water system. (09/09/2014)
Residents of Brainerd remain under an order to boil their water -- four days after a thunderstorm brought down the city's water system. (09/08/2014)
Of the town's four successful eating establishments, two were set ablaze, likely by a lighting strike. (09/04/2014)
Storm clusters will also take aim at Minnesota's Arrowhead and northern Wisconsin Thursday afternoon. (09/04/2014)
Roger's Resort owner has withdrawn his application to the Beltrami County Board for a liquor license near Minnesota's only dry reservation. Tribal leaders feared a new liquor store nearby could harm efforts to combat alcoholism. (09/02/2014)