Steven John Feature Archive

One of the oldest black congregations in Minnesota will hold a re-dedication ceremony this weekend. (10/08/2010)
Singer Ruth Moody, the founding member of A Prairie Home Companion favorite The Wailin' Jennys, is out with her first full-length solo album, "The Garden." She spoke with MPR's Steven John. (08/06/2010)
In addition to giant Wall Street firms, the new federal financial reform law will also regulate financial institutions in low-income communities. Payday lenders and predatory mortgage lenders will fall under the oversight of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. (07/19/2010)
Significant road closures are planned for this weekend in and around Minneapolis. (07/09/2010)
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak remains confident about his city's chances of landing the next Democratic National Convention. (07/09/2010)
State transportation officials are reminding motorists that a busy stretch of freeway will close this weekend in Minneapolis. (06/25/2010)
Motorists traveling Interstate 35W into Minneapolis from the south metro will run into a detour this weekend. (05/14/2010)
To find out how investigators go about pinpointing the cause of a fire, we contacted Denise DeMars with the State Fire Marshal's office. (04/05/2010)
An Elko New Market man was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in St. Paul for diverting more than $300,000 from his employer for his personal use. (03/03/2010)
Among his other cuts, Gov. Pawlenty is proposing a $250 million reduction in Local Government Aid. (02/15/2010)
The mayor of Duluth is ready to throw his city's hat in the ring for a new Google experiment to test ultra-high speed Internet access. (02/15/2010)
More than 100 athletes are testing their endurance this week in a unique sporting event in far northern Minnesota. (02/02/2010)
Federal immigration officials say a nationwide crackdown on gangs has led to 26 arrests in Minneapolis and surrounding communities. (01/28/2010)
U.S. Senator Al Franken says a health care reform bill will pass regardless the outcome of Tuesday's special election in Massachusettes. (01/19/2010)
Epidemiologist Kris Ehresmann of the Minnesota Department of Health talks about "Ban the Bug," a campaign created in order to get people vaccinated for the H1N1 flu. (01/11/2010)