Minnesota Public Radio features by Lynette Nyman http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=49 en-us Copyright 2014 Minnesota Public Radio Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:17:47 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Lynette Nyman http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 One Family, Two Countries In 1999, American families adopted more than 16,000 children from other countries. That's more than double the number adopted a decade ago, when most adoptees were Korean. Today, half come from Russia and China. The dramatic shift has brought new issues facing these children. How will they adapt? Should they retain their culture? Are parents prepared for the children who are often developmentally disabled? http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/200010/09_nymanl_adoption/?refid=0 Mon, 09 Oct 2000 12:00:00 -0500 A Park for All? A new battle is brewing on the old Fort Snelling grounds between sports enthusiasts, historic preservationists, and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. The Park Board is proposing to build an athletic complex at Fort Snelling. Opponents say sports are great, but not at the expense of an historic landscape. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/200005/08_nymanl_park/?refid=0 Mon, 08 May 2000 12:00:00 -0500 Farm Day at the Capitol Farmers, religious leaders, and family-farm activists rallied Wednesday at the Minnesota Capitol in Saint Paul. The event was designed to bring attention to failing family farms and the growth of large, corporate farms. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/200003/02_nymanl_farmerrally/?refid=0 Thu, 02 Mar 2000 12:00:00 -0600 A Gubernatorial Counselling Session Governor Ventura's communications director tries to repair Ventura's strained relationship with Capitol reporters. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199910/14_nymanl_wodele/?refid=0 Thu, 14 Oct 1999 12:00:00 -0500 Rakhma Over the past 20 years, alternatives to nursing homes have sprung up across the nation including here in Minnesota. One is Rakhma Incorporated. Celebrating its 15th year this October, Rakhma has grown from one to three homes across the Twin Cities since 1984. Rakhma homes are places for people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease to live in a home setting, but not alone. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199909/01_nymanl_rakhma/?refid=0 Wed, 01 Sep 1999 12:00:00 -0500 Don't Run, Jesse, Don't Run! An MPR, KARE-TV, St. Paul Pioneer Press poll shows Republican George W. Bush has a slight lead over Vice President Al Gore. But Minnesotans polled are overwhelmingly against the idea of a Jesse Ventura candidacy. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199907/15_nymanl_prezpoll/?refid=0 Thu, 15 Jul 1999 12:00:00 -0500 From Minneapolis to Kosovo From a small office in Minnesota, a group of people helps change the lives of thousands of war refugees. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199904/29_nymanl_arc/?refid=0 Thu, 29 Apr 1999 12:00:00 -0500 This Is Home: The Hmong in Minnesota A series of stories and audio portraits detailing the struggles of Hmong immigrants to Minnesota. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199903/08_nymanl_home/?refid=0 Mon, 08 Mar 1999 12:00:00 -0600 Keeping a Job Skills required to keep a job are sometimes tougher to teach. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199810/13_nymanl_keeping/?refid=0 Tue, 13 Oct 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Citizens' Forum: Assessing Crime In the fourth Citizens' Forum, residents discussed crime and raised questions for the Minnesota gubernatorial candidates. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199805/26_nymanl_crime/?refid=0 Tue, 26 May 1998 12:00:00 -0500