Friday was MPR Day at the Great Minnesota Get-Together. MPR did live radio broadcasts at Carousel Park throughout the day. And despite the weather there were still plenty of things going on in the rain, and plenty of stories to share.
Friday is MPR Day at the State Fair. There will be live radio broadcasts at Carousel Park. Fairgoers will enjoy early bird specials until 1 p.m. at the Midway and Kidway.
The Minnesota Department of Health has linked another case of a new swine flu strain to the Minnesota State Fair. According to MPR, a teenage boy developed a flu-like illness after he returned home, and later tested positive for a variant strain of H1N2. He had exhibited a pig at the fair.
Just when you thought you’d heard every stadium idea imaginable, a new site is emerging and it could solve one of the Vikings’ concerns.
Minnesota Public Radio’s farewell to retiring “Midday” host Gary Eichten is sold out. But fans still have a chance to hear the recorded show on radio.
Longtime news host Gary Eichten plans to retire next January after more than 40 years with Minnesota Public Radio.
The parent company of Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media has chosen a longtime MPR executive as the second CEO in the organization’s 44-year history.