MPR News Update for Aug. 28, 2015
Friday, August 28, 2015
Today marks the 52nd anniversary of the civil rights event, which featured Martin Luther King Jr.'s iconic "I Have a Dream" speech and an impressive crowd of 250,000. Check out
18 historic photos from the 1963 March on Washington.
DNR cites tribal members in treaty rights challenge Officials on Friday cited Ojibwe band members for setting a fishing net on a northern Minnesota lake without a permit. It's the latest move in an ongoing test of treaty limits.
MN cops press 'move over law' enforcement to honor trooper Police agencies statewide will step up enforcement of the state's "Ted Foss Move Over Law" on Monday to mark the anniversary of Trooper Ted Foss's death.
For kids without animals, 4-H has an answer: Lease one A decline in farms has left fewer young people with animals of their own.
In south Minneapolis, quilters work on the cutting edge A pair of sisters and business partners learned their craft from their mother, and now they teach a new generation. | Minnesota Sounds and Voices
Polish officials say they may have found secret Nazi treasure train Deputy Culture Minister Piotr Zuchowski says images from ground-penetrating radar have him "99 percent convinced" of the location of the hidden train, which may contain gold, gems and other loot.
Starting today: Skip the lines, buy your State Fair tickets online The fair is selling full-price adult tickets for $13 and youth and senior tickets for $11 on the fair website. | More State Fair coverage
What would democracy look like in Somalia? A conversation with Abdi Aynte, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation of Somalia, about the future of his country.
Ceiling fixed, First Avenue's main room reopens tonight The Minneapolis concert venue's main room hosts its first show since part of its ceiling collapsed during an Aug. 12 concert.
Video: Get up close and personal with Minnesota's native fish An underwater and oh-so-delightful glimpse at the muskie, the sheepshead, the long-nose gar and six other species.
ICYMI: Whatever happened to the Marshall County cop who hit a UFO? Thirty-six years ago, Marshall County Sheriff's Deputy Val Johnson was on night patrol when he drove into a ball of white light near Warren, Minn. People are still talking.
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