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

Sean Crampton delivers all winter long.
Hazards are high and the pay is low, but for a bike enthusiast it's the perfect gig. (12/18/2014)
A coating of freezing rain and snow has much of Minnesota looking more like winter. But the state's cold weather recreation business needs more than a wintry covering. (12/16/2014)
Sandra Lommen, of Bloomington, was found early Wednesday suffering from hypothermia hours after leaving a party. She later died at Sanford Medical Center. (12/11/2014)
As of Thursday night, hunters harvested 35 wolves in northeast Minnesota -- hitting the DNR target harvest for that area in just six days. (12/05/2014)
The Temple is one of only a few buildings left in Minnesota built specifically for Masons, by Masons. It features architectural elements for the group's ceremonies. (12/04/2014)
Karen Noyce tranquilized, studied and fitted 800 bears with radio collars over 33 years. She retired on Tuesday from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. (12/02/2014)
Aiming to halt a slide in enrollment, Northwest Technical College announced a plan that will focus on trades, life experience and flexibility. NTC also will change its name. (12/01/2014)
Hundreds of massive steel pipes parked in a field near Itasca State Park have become a conversation topic in northwest Minnesota. What are they doing there? (11/28/2014)
A lawsuit against the Minnesota DNR alleges that it has mismanaged Mille Lacs Lake and failed to consider a constitutional amendment that aims to preserve fishing heritage. (11/20/2014)
The DNR curbed the hunt to help rebuild the state's herds. It worked as planned. Deer kills were down dramatically this firearms season. (11/18/2014)
The rule changes come following record walleye harvests the past winter and summer from the northwest Minnesota lake, state officials say. (11/17/2014)
The last time skiers braved the slopes at Lutsen Mountains in mid-November was 1998. (11/13/2014)
Deer processing is a pretty reliable seasonal side hustle in northern Minnesota, where a guy in his garage will cut up a deer for $50 to $80. (11/13/2014)
Children whose mothers use drugs or alcohol during pregnancy can develop cognitive and health problems. It's a chronic danger in Beltrami County and the three nearby Indian reservations. (11/12/2014)
The firearms deer hunt starts Saturday. But tighter kill regulations this season mean lots of hunters may bag nothing more than a walk in the woods. (11/07/2014)