Longtime MPR Reporter Resigns, Saying Editors Shelved #MeToo Story About DJ At The CurrentA longtime Minnesota Public Radio reporter resigned Monday over her editors’ decision to hold off on airing a story about #MeToo allegations made against a DJ at The Current.
Keillor Jokes About Allegations In 1st Show Since FiringKeillor sang and told a few personal stories Wednesday at Yavapai College in Prescott.
Keillor: Alleged Sexual Misconduct Just 'Romantic Writing'Garrison Keillor described several sexually suggestive emails he exchanged with a former researcher who accused him of sexual misconduct as "romantic writing" that never resulted in a physical relationship.
Keillor: MPR Did Not Have Face-To-Face Talk With Me"If I am guilty of harassment, then every employee who stole a pencil is guilty of embezzlement," he said.
Keillor Says MPR Fired Him Without Full InvestigationGarrison Keillor says Minnesota Public Radio was wrong to fire him last week without fully investigating what a senior executive has described as "multiple allegations" against the former "A Prairie Home Companion" host spanning an extended period of time.
St. Thomas Program Training The Next Generation Of JournalistsFor aspiring journalists, there's no better way to spend summer break than in a St. Paul classroom.
$10M Donation Given To MPR, American Public MediaMinnesota Public Radio and its parent company have received an anonymous $10 million donation. MPR president Jon McTaggart says the donor is a longtime supporter of public radio and is passionate about classical music and music education. The donation was made without restrictions.
After 7-Month Absence, Mary Lucia Returning To The Current A popular radio DJ is returning to Twin Cities airwaves next week after she took a 7-month leave of absence to deal with the stress and legal complications of being stalked for over a year.
Officials In Fargo Area Try To Stave Off Worker ShortageOfficials in the Fargo-Moorhead area are making new efforts to stave off what they say is a critical worker shortage.
WCCO 4 Live At The Minnesota State Fair (2014): Day 9Friday 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.
Teenage Boy Becomes Minn.’s 4th Swine Flu CaseThe 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.
Another Vikings Stadium Proposal, Another Set Of IssuesJust when you thought you'd heard every stadium idea imaginable, a new site is emerging and it could solve one of the Vikings' concerns.
MPR To Stage Farewell For 'Midday' Host EichtenMinnesota 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 MPR News Host Eichten To Retire In 2012Longtime news host Gary Eichten plans to retire next January after more than 40 years with Minnesota Public Radio.
Minnesota Public Radio Picks McTaggart As New CEOThe 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.