It turns out the old Dayton’s store might not have held the only mummified monkey in Minneapolis. An old movie house monkey giveaway might have gone awry. Read more →
MPR News Reflections and observations on the news
By Tim Nelsontimnelson@mpr.org • 651-290-1393
Tim Nelson is a general assignment reporter for Minnesota Public Radio News, and a 20-year veteran of local news. He’s been covering the Vikings stadium issue since 2011.
The Take Charge of Education program began in 1997 and has become a fixture of in-store announcements and a staple of school fundraising. The company said it has already reached its goal of giving $1 billion to education. Read more →
Thirty-five years after he sexually assaulted her, Shirley Iverson says she feels like Alfonso Rodriguez is still trying to make a victim of her. Even from death row.
Now I’m rethinking plans for my Dexy’s Midnight Runners revival tour. A new band name law, among others, takes effect tomorrow.
Republican National Convention organizers at the Xcel Energy Center invited the neighbors in today to see what they’ve done with the place.
Drivin’ and fryin’ with Ben Ransom’s greasecar
Something clearly went wrong down in Knoxville on Sunday, but exactly what is kind of hard to put a finger on.
Notes on the minutes of the meeting conference.
The echoes of the 35W bridge collapse are still sounding. You might be reading one right now.
The new express bus to Los Angeles was sitting in traffic on Interstate 94 this morning.
Police and war protesters met outside the Xcel Energy Center this afternoon. It started off so smoothly, you’d think it was by invitation.
There’s something similar in the approach to Gay Pride taken by two area publications.
China is seeing an unprecedented outpouring for victims of this week’s earthquake. It may mark a turning point for the nation, say observers like Adam Minter.
There are roughly 1,000 Chinese students and scholars at the University of Minnesota, and they’re hoping to send some relief to victims of this week’s earthquake.
Minnesota’s best-known former governor will be on Midday today. We’re as curious about what he’ll say as you are.