Minnesota Public Radio features by Cindy Gonzalez http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=31248 en-us Copyright 2014 Minnesota Public Radio Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:20:02 -0600 Minnesota Public Radio features by Cindy Gonzalez http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 Traffic deaths total more than 200 this year More than 200 people have died in traffic deaths in Minnesota so far this year, Minnesota Department of Public Safety officials said Monday. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2013/07/29/news/traffic-deaths?refid=0 Mon, 29 Jul 2013 19:24:42 -0500 DNR to dedicate wetland in Anoka County The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday will set aside a rare tract of wetland in Anoka County. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2013/07/22/environment/anoka-wetland-dedication?refid=0 Mon, 22 Jul 2013 11:41:23 -0500 First Step Summer Institute closes after 30 years After 30 summers of exposing young women of color to a college environment with which they've traditionally had little experience, St. Catherine University's First Step Summer Institute is shutting its doors. http://blogs.mprnews.org/oncampus/2013/07/first-step-summer-institute-of-st-catherine-university-closes-after-30-years/?refid=0 Thu, 18 Jul 2013 11:53:50 -0500 Boater safety enforcement steps up week of Independence Day Minnesota joins a nationwide effort to stop people from boating under the influence during the week of the Independence Day holiday. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2013/06/27/news/boater-safety-enforcement?refid=0 Thu, 27 Jun 2013 18:04:33 -0500 3 Mississippi locks closed as water rises Lock and dams along the Mississippi River in the Twin Cities will close Thursday morning to recreational and commercial traffic. This is the first time this year all three locks will be closed. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2013/06/27/heavy-flow-closes-3-mississippi-locks?refid=0 Thu, 27 Jun 2013 07:23:17 -0500