Minnesota Public Radio features by Catherine Winter http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=74 en-us Copyright 2014 Minnesota Public Radio Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:18:20 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Catherine Winter http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 Power and Smoke The production of electricity in America pumps out more greenhouse gases than all of our cars, trucks, planes, and ships combined, and half of our electricity comes from burning coal. http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/coal/?refid=0 Thu, 17 Feb 2011 00:00:00 -0600 Roger's Christmas story This is a Christmas story about a boy named Roger. Roger was put into foster care when he was 11 years old, and spent several years bouncing around various homes. He wanted to be adopted, and never gave up hope that he would find a family. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2007/12/21/rogersxmas?refid=0 Mon, 24 Dec 2007 03:00:00 -0600 American RadioWorks producer talks about the new documentary - "Wanted: Parents" The latest documentary from American Radio Works "Wanted:Parents" follows two teenagers through their journey to find a forever-home before they age out of the foster care system. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2007/11/05/arw_winter?refid=0 Mon, 05 Nov 2007 06:54:37 -0600 Cecilia Ramon deals with fear through art Cecilia Ramon spent many years afraid. She grew up in Argentina during the "Dirty War" in the late 1970s and early '80s. She says she was afraid for so long that it's become a way of life for her. Now, living in Duluth, she's dealing with that fear through her art. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2007/02/16/ramon?refid=0 Sun, 18 Feb 2007 15:00:00 -0600 In Sandstone, success is in the bag Baggers from the small town of Sandstone, Minnesota are dominating the state's grocery bagging championships. This year's winner heads to the national contest in Las Vegas next week. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2007/01/25/bagger?refid=0 Thu, 25 Jan 2007 19:32:20 -0600 Going Back to the Land Mark and Julie Adams have found life in Minnesota's north woods to be rewarding - and far from "simple." http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199807/08_winterc_simplelife-m/?refid=0 Wed, 08 Jul 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Serving Indian Students: What Must Cass Lake Do? Local residents meet the challeges of creating a non-bias learning environment. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199805/21_winterc_casslake-m/?refid=0 Thu, 21 May 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Tribal Sovereignty: Legal History and Modern Practice The complex issues surrounding tribal sovereignty go back to the times of initial European contact and continue to evolve. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199804/17_winterc_sovereignty-m/?refid=0 Fri, 17 Apr 1998 12:00:00 -0500 Remembering the Streets of Bovey The town of Bovey mourns the loss of former police chief and writer Terry Wilkey. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199803/13_winterc_wilkey-m/?refid=0 Fri, 13 Mar 1998 12:00:00 -0600 The High Costs of Fertility The number of multiple births in the US has been climbing for the past two decades. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199711/20_winterc_multiple/?refid=0 Thu, 20 Nov 1997 12:00:00 -0600 Charter School a Survivor Four years ago, we reported on the opening of one of Minnesota's first charter schools in the tiny, remote town of Meadowlands. Four years later, there are 26 charter schools in Minnesota, and the little school in Meadowlands still survives. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199710/07_winterc_charter-m/?refid=0 Tue, 07 Oct 1997 12:00:00 -0500 Tall Tales from the North Woods Stories of bizarre varmints come to life at the Forest History Center. http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199708/08_winterc_monsters-m/?refid=0 Fri, 08 Aug 1997 12:00:00 -0500 Finnish Reggae "Come-a come-a come-a come-a come-a take a sauna with me / We'll let the steam go / And yump in the snow." http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199705/23_winterc_finnreggae-m/?refid=0 Fri, 23 May 1997 12:00:00 -0500 The Economic War Among the States Who wins and who loses when states compete for new business and industry? And what policies are advisable as the use of tax and other incentives to lure economic development grows? http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199605/01_wittl_econwar/?refid=0 Wed, 01 May 1996 12:00:00 -0500