Minnesota Public Radio features by Eric Jansen http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=36 en-us Copyright 2018 Minnesota Public Radio Sat, 23 Jun 2018 05:22:25 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Eric Jansen http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 Whitewater Course Proposed for Mississippi River Minneapolis' waterfront could be the site of a whitewater rafting and kayaking park in a few years. Minnesota's Department of Natural Resources has published a study that says the Mississippi River through downtown Minneapolis is a suitable spot for the whitewater course. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199909/22_jansene_whitewater/?refid=0 Wed, 22 Sep 1999 12:00:00 -0500 The BWCA's Comeback The traditional last long weekend of the summer brought a throng of visitors to outdoor recreation areas. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness was no exception, despite a severe storm July 4th that downed millions of trees over more than 300,000 acres. But the area is already showing signs of recovery. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199909/07_jansene_bwca/?refid=0 Tue, 07 Sep 1999 12:00:00 -0500 Poll Shows Grams Vulnerable An MPR poll shows Senator Rod Grams may be in trouble in his bid for re-election. The results could cause several Democrats to jump off the fence and into the race. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199907/16_jansene_senpoll/?refid=0 Fri, 16 Jul 1999 12:00:00 -0500 Ventura Goes Back to the Ring Governor Ventura will be a guest referee at a Target Center match in August and donate $100,000 fee to two charities. He could make $2 million. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199907/14_jansene_wrestle/?refid=0 Wed, 14 Jul 1999 12:00:00 -0500 Still In the Game Minneapolis isn't rolling over when it comes to pushing a new stadium plan, even though the Minnesota Twins have pledged to work only with St. Paul. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199907/12_jansene_stadium-s/?refid=0 Mon, 12 Jul 1999 12:00:00 -0500 The Flexible Firm Commitment The Twins commit to St. Paul's push for a baseball stadium; abandoning Minneapolis - for now. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199907/02_jansene_commit-s/?refid=0 Fri, 02 Jul 1999 12:00:00 -0500 One Small Step The Minneapolis City Council begrudgingly approves a resolution that may lead to a new stadium for the Twins. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199906/25_jansene_resolution-s/?refid=0 Fri, 25 Jun 1999 12:00:00 -0500 Minneapolis On the Defensive Norm Coleman's stadium gambit puts Minneapolis officials right where he wants them. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199906/11_jansene_stadium/?refid=0 Fri, 11 Jun 1999 12:00:00 -0500 AIDS Trial Runs Short of Volunteers After a year, researchers have only about one-third of the participants they need to test an AIDS vaccine. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199905/20_jansene_vaccine/?refid=0 Thu, 20 May 1999 12:00:00 -0500