Frogtown Community Radio Gives Voice To The VoicelessIn the basement of Faith Lutheran Church in St. Paul, a little studio carved from a janitor's office is gaining a big following.
Garrison Keillor Tells Newspaper He's 'Transitioning Out' Of HostingRadio host Garrison Keillor plans to transition out of hosting, "A Prairie Home Companion." The 72-year-old told the Berkshire Eagle newspaper in Massachusetts that he wants to gradually turn over his hosting duties to mandolin player and singer Chris Thile.
Alleged DJ Stalker's Attorney Requests Trial PostponementA public radio host in Minnesota has taken a leave of absence as her accused stalker heads to trial on felony charges. Mary Lucia is a host of Minnesota Public Radio's The Current.
Radio Legend Tom Barnard Reflects On Difficult YouthOne of the most recognizable voices in Minnesota says he wants to be on the radio the rest of life. Since 1986, people have been dialing in 92.5 FM to hear Tom Barnard start their day.
Daisy Dillman Band Reunites After Long AbsenceA Minnesota country rock band is getting back together after a three-decade absence. The Daisy Dillman Band plans to release its first album in 34 years. The band was popular in the 1970s and '80s and recorded for major labels United Artists and RCA. But except for some one-off concerts in the early 2000s, the group has been on hiatus.
Keillor Announces 'Prairie Home' Joke Show Get your knock-knock jokes ready. Humorist Garrison Keillor has scheduled another Joke Show for his public radio program, "A Prairie Home Companion." The Joke Show will be broadcast live from the Pantages Theatre in downtown Minneapolis on Nov. 1.
MNsure Debuts New TV, Radio Advertising Minnesota's health exchange is airing new TV ads with testimonials from people who saved money buying insurance on MNsure.
Keillor To Read New Poetry Live In St. PaulAuthor and radio host Garrison Keillor will read selections from his new book of poetry in St. Paul next month. Keillor will read from his book "O, What a Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic & Profound," at the Fitzgerald Theater on Oct. 2 and 3.
KDWB's Dave Ryan Under Fire For School-Slamming TweetsKDWB-FM radio host Dave Ryan is feeling the heat of controversy after he poked fun at several Minnesota schools on Twitter. While the series of tweets had some people laughing, the Minnesota Department of Education was not amused.
Frack Sand Co. Agrees To Voluntary Review In Minn.A sand mining company has agreed to a voluntary environmental review of two mines it's proposing for Winona County.
Still Wondering How You Got That Cellular Amber Alert?In addition to signs on the highway and alerts on radio and TV, you may have been one of thousands notified of the Amber Alert on your cell phone Wednesday.
2 Students Are Voice Of White Bear Lake H.S. SportsSome strive to be stand-out athletes, some strive to be stand-out students. But two seniors at White Bear Lake High School have a different goal. They are striving to be the voice of their school.
Radio Legend Tom Barnard’s New AdventureTom Barnard is talking. That's not a surprise, since he does it for a living. But the reclusive broadcaster hasn't granted a TV interview in nearly 23 years, until now.
Former WCCO Radio Newsman, GM Clayt Kaufman DiesA member of the WCCO family has died. Clayt Kaufman started in the WCCO Radio news department and rose through the ranks to general manager.
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.