Steven John Feature Archive

Anneke Branderhorst, who teaches a course about the holocaust at Calvin Christian High School in Fridley, will receive the Jewish Community Relations Council's Courage to Teach Award for her effort. (04/08/2013)
Another place where influenza can have a huge effect is in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. (01/11/2013)
University of Minnesota physics professor Dan Dahlberg is a also the ringmaster for the Physics Circus. (01/10/2013)
The "Grandma Brigade" is a grassroots politicking effort going on in Minnesota that is feeding up to the national Democratic Party. PRoPublica reporter Lois Beckett speaks with MPR News about the group. (01/09/2013)
Thirty years ago this week the Nuclear Waste Policy Act became law, committing the federal government to finding a permanent storage facility for the nation's nuclear waste. (01/08/2013)
Minnesota's first managed wolf hunting season is under way, and at last check, 69 wolves have been killed since Saturday. (11/06/2012)
Former Independence Party gubernatorial candidate Tom Horner spoke with MPR's Steven John about NextMinnesota, his new organization that promotes centrist candidates in the state. (09/14/2012)
"Popular Science" magazine has named University of Minnesota chemist Christy Haynes to its "Brilliant 10" list. (09/11/2012)
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that a University of Minnesota academic department had the right to list the Turkish Council of America's website as a source of unreliable information on the Armenian Genocide of the early 20th Century. (05/04/2012)
The fossil remains of a feathered dinosaur as big as a school bus were recently discovered in China, according to an account in the journal <i>Nature</i>. (04/05/2012)
Members of the state House of Representatives are debating on a proposal to amend the constitution to require voters to show photo identification at polls. (03/21/2012)
As millions of baby boomers approach retirement age, medical researchers are exploring how the brain ages and the links between healthy living and memory retention. (01/25/2012)
There are more than 20 million Americans trying to overcome addiction or stay sober. Now there's a sobriety application to help them. (01/24/2012)
As this year's state legislative session convenes, there likely will be many constituents who ask lawmakers for more. (01/24/2012)
The state's suicide prevention hotline is meeting teens where they text. (01/23/2012)