Minnesota News

February snowfall record? Snow again Wednesday, heavier weekend snow?

Feb 18, 2019

We may break the record for the snowiest February this week.

'Every day is a good day when you're floating': Anne McClain talks life in space

Feb 17, 2019

Kindergartners from Georgetown Day School in Washington D.C., help NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro field questions to McClain, who's an astronaut serving on the International Space Station.

Scientific duo gets back to basics to make childbirth safer

Feb 18, 2019

Remarkably little is known about the fundamentals of how a woman carries a baby inside her. Two Columbia University researchers aim to change that, to reduce the number of kids born too soon.

Andrew McCabe, ex-FBI deputy, describes 'remarkable' number of Trump-Russia contacts

Feb 17, 2019

The former acting director of the bureau also tells NPR that he and Justice Department leaders were so rattled following the dismissal of James Comey they struggled with how to respond.

Daily Digest: Klobuchar hits the trail

Feb 18, 2019

Some Minnesota political stories you may have missed over the weekend.

Minnesota skiers prepare in force for the Birkie

Feb 18, 2019

Since 2016, more Minnesotans have skied in the American Birkebeiner, North America's largest cross-country ski race, than from any other state — even the host state, Wisconsin

What’s on MPR News – 2/18/19

Feb 18, 2019

Here are the stories, topics, and guests you'll hear today on MPR News.

Neither snow, slush nor sunken ice keeps these scientists from wetland restoration

Feb 18, 2019

Scientists can plan, but nature doesn't always cooperate.

ChangeMakers: Judge Juanita Freeman, bringing diversity to the bench in Washington County

Feb 18, 2019

Judge Juanita Freeman, 36, is the first black judge in Washington County, Minn.

Presidents Day: Jon Meacham on President George H. W. Bush

Feb 18, 2019

A Presidents Day program with biographer Jon Meacham.