Steven John Feature Archive

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)
Best Buy says it is taking steps to expand its in-store recycling program. (11/10/2011)
Motorists in Minneapolis and St. Paul are reminded to prepare for detours Sunday due to the annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon. (09/30/2011)
Minnesota's 2nd District Rep. John Kline says the Obama administration is setting a terrible precedent by granting conditional waivers from a controversial education law. (09/29/2011)
The head of the region's largest human service provider is stepping down after 24 years. (08/31/2011)
Minnesota's U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones will take over as acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday. (08/30/2011)
A tropical air mass brought record heat, air pollution concerns and more buckled pavement to the Twin Cities Tuesday. (06/07/2011)
The cholesterol-lowering medication is also the most sold drug, according to a survey by IMS Health that offered a snapshot of the nation's top prescribed drugs and the best-selling drugs. (04/26/2011)
She's joins the president, first lady, Oprah and founder of Facebook on the magazine's list of the world's most influential people. (04/21/2011)
MPR News political editor joins All Things Considered host Steven John to discuss the week in politics. (12/17/2010)
The Twin Cities landmark music venue First Avenue is 40 years old. Since opening its doors in December 1970, the former downtown Minneapolis bus depot has hosted some of the biggest names in rock and roll. (12/15/2010)
It's been almost two years since President Obama targeted $19 billion in stimulus money to help medical facilities convert to electronic record-keeping. The technology is intended to improve the quality of care and reduce costs. (12/14/2010)
Winter is a particularly dangerous season for fires, and this year is no exception. Four people died in three separate fires in the Twin Cities since Saturday, and dozens of less serious building and car fires have left emergency crews scrambling in the snow and cold. MPR's Steven John talks with a St. Paul fire official about the higher risk. (12/14/2010)
In spite of challenges and uncertainties, MPR's regular medical analyst Jon Hallberg said there is still reason to be hopeful when it comes to health and wellness this Thanksgiving. (11/24/2010)