MPR News Update for Aug. 22, 2014
Friday, August 22, 2014
Whether you're a State Fair fan or not so much,
there's something for everyone in this week's Your Minnesota Weekend ... MPR News meteorologist Paul Huttner says we ought to prepare for a steamy, thundery weekend ... See photos, stories, coverage and all things State Fair
In Bagley, tension over religion and free speech, Muslims and Christians At first glance, the small town doesn't seem like a natural choice for an interfaith picnic.
Photos: See the Vikings stadium start to take shape Construction on the new Minnesota Vikings stadium started last December. When complete in 2016, the building will rise about 300 feet above ground, house 65,000 seats and cost upward of $1 billion. Photojournalist Jeffrey Thompson checked in on how construction is going.
Photos: Change along the Green Line Photojournalist Will Matsuda took a look at some of the lives -- and businesses -- that have been changed by the new light rail line.
On Today's Daily Circuit: 'Big Bugs' at the Minnesota Zoo make us think Experts explore what's new with bugs - why we should be paying attention, and what "Big Bugs" can help us understand.
On Friday's Daily Circuit: Ferguson developments spark conversations here Tom Weber talks with three guests about the kinds of conversations the violence in Ferguson has sparked here in the Twin Cities.
First 2014 Minnesota West Nile virus case confirmed Public health officials say the risk for contracting West Nile virus appears to be much lower this year.
I-694 rollover injures 5 in Fridley The accident happened on the ramp to East River Road at around 4:16 a.m.
Going to the animal barns? Watch your mouth, wash your hands Visiting the State Fair's animal barns is OK, but watch your mouth and wash your hands.
Then-and-now photos: Water woes in California hit historic lows As the severe drought in California continues for a third straight year, water levels in the state's lakes and reservoirs are reaching historic lows. A series of recent images from the air help put the water shortage in perspective.
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