Another new car safety law takes effect in Minnesota today. Children under 8 years old or under 4 feet 9 inches tall must now travel in car seats or booster seats.
As we enjoy our Memorial Day weekend, we're reminded to stock up on sunscreen and insect repellant to avoid the hazards of summer. To find out how the war against the Twin Cities mosquito population is going, we've talked to Jim Stark, the executive director of the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District.
Hennepin County Medical Center said today it is eliminating up to 100 full-time equivalent positions, and putting off a major capital improvement projects.
Minnesota's Gray Wolves are being taken off the endangered species list, again. To talk more about the gray wolf population in and around Minnesota, All Things Considered called Dan Stark, a wolf management specialist with Minnesota's Department of Natural Resources.
Superman is faster than a speeding bullet. Spiderman can do whatever a spider can. But, how do comic book heros and their extraordinary abilities relate to the laws of physics when Hollywood gets a hold of them?
It was two weeks ago that Mahnomen County Deputy Chris Dewey was shot in the line of duty. Throughout the ordeal, Dewey's wife Emily has kept a low profile, but she agreed to talk with All Things Considered about Chris's recovery so far.
People around the country are scrambling and scrounging to get tickets for Tuesday's presidential inaugural ceremonies. Not Erik Vergiels. The Fergus Falls high schooler has had his ticket for months.
Barack Obama becomes the United States' 44th Commander in Chief in just six days. And the Obama transition team wants to get your ideas for the next Administration, via the Internet.
A new federal law is now rewarding companies for promoting bike riding by their workers. The Bicycle Commuter Act was part of the fine print included in the Wall Street bailout that Congress passed last fall.
Traffic could be slowed down this weekend in the south metro as a stretch of I-494 will be closed for a construction project.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture said it's found melamine in cookies sold in at least one Asian grocery in Minnesota. Heidi Kassenborg, of the state agriculture department, joined All Things Considered to talk more about the first advisory issued in Minnesota for melamine contamination.
The hosts of MPR's popular Morning Show announced today their program will end in December. Dale Connelly and Jim Ed Poole talk about their long collaboration, and the decision to bring it to an end.
Nearly 30 cars from an Iowa, Chicago and Eastern Railroad train left the tracks near Reno, Minn. causing some ethanol tanker cars to spill their cargo.
Delta Airlines' President and CFO Ed Bastian is scheduled to appear at the State Capitol this morning to field questions about his company's planned acquisition of Northwest. Minnesota lawmakers complained that Delta was ignoring requests to send an executive.
For the second weekend in a row, motorists in the south metro will face a major construction-related detour. 35W in Richfield will be closed in both directions between I494 and Crosstown Hwy 62 as crews demolish the 76th Street bridge.