• Facebook September 23, 2018 12:24 am

    Minnesota Rep. Jim Knoblach Quits Campaign Amid Allegations

    Minnesota state Rep. Jim Knoblach abruptly ended his re-election campaign Friday amid allegations of inappropriate touching from his adult daughter. Minnesota Public Radio reported the announcement came hours after the St. Cloud Republican’s attorney, Susan Gaertner, denied the allegations in an interview with the station. She said the veteran lawmaker “does not want to drag his family through six weeks...

  • Congress August 13, 2018 3:36 am

    Ellison Denies Abuse Allegations From Ex-Girlfriend

    Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison on Sunday denied an allegation from an ex-girlfriend that he had once dragged her off a bed while screaming obscenities at her — an allegation that came just days before a Tuesday primary in which the congressman is among several Democrats running for state attorney general. The allegation first surfaced Saturday night from Karen Monahan after...

  • Illinois February 25, 2020 12:11 am

    Minnesota Pet Hospice Volunteers Comfort Terminally Ill, Elderly Animals

    An informal but dedicated network of pet hospice volunteers across the Twin Cities is working through local animal rescues to provide comfort to terminally ill and elderly animals. The Pet Project Rescue has been running the Lukas Project hospice program since 2011, Minnesota Public Radio reported . Secondhand Hounds also launched a hospice program called Forever Loved about three years ago.

  • social media June 14, 2018 11:49 am

    Raccoon Set Free After Scaling 25-Story Tower in Minnesota

    A raccoon that became an internet sensation by scaling a 25-story office tower in downtown St. Paul was safely trapped Wednesday and released back into the wild. The raccoon looked a bit bedraggled but healthy after it was caught before dawn atop the UBS Plaza. Technicians took the caged raccoon down a freight elevator to a truck, according to Wildlife...

  • social media June 13, 2018 2:49 pm

    Raccoon That Scaled Minn. Office Tower After Many Captivating Hours Is Trapped

    A raccoon that scaled an office building in St. Paul, Minnesota, captivating onlookers and generating interest on social media, has reportedly been trapped after making it to the roof.

  • social media June 13, 2018 2:35 am

    Raccoon Scales Buildings in Minnesota

    A raccoon was spotted climbing office buildings Tuesday in St. Paul, Minnesota

  • president January 24, 2018 1:34 am

    MPR: Allegations Against Keillor Far Beyond Single Touch

    Minnesota Public Radio provided additional details of allegations of sexual harassment against humorist Garrison Keillor on Tuesday, saying his alleged conduct went well beyond his account in November of accidentally touching a woman’s bare back. MPR said in a statement that Keillor was accused by a woman who worked on his “A Prairie Home Companion” radio show of dozens of...

  • attorney December 7, 2017 4:12 pm

    Garrison Keillor: MPR Fired Me Without Full Investigation

    Garrison Keillor says Minnesota Public Radio was wrong to fire him last week without fully investigating what a senior executive has described as “multiple allegations” spanning an extended period against the former “A Prairie Home Companion” host. Jon McTaggart, CEO of MPR’s parent company American Public Media Group, addressed the issue at an employee meeting Wednesday. McTaggart didn’t provide details...

  • sexual misconduct November 29, 2017 8:51 pm

    Garrison Keillor Fired Over Alleged Improper Behavior

    Minnesota Public Radio personality Garrison Keillor is one of the latest in a growing list of public figures to be fired over alleged improper behavior.

  • The Associated Press November 30, 2017 12:18 am

    Garrison Keillor Fired, Says He Put Hand on Woman's Back

    Garrison Keillor, whose stories of small-town characters entertained legions of public radio listeners for 40 years on “A Prairie Home Companion,” became another celebrity felled by allegations of workplace misconduct on Wednesday when Minnesota Public Radio terminated his contracts. The homegrown humorist told The Associated Press he was fired over “a story that I think is more interesting and more...

  • sexual misconduct October 30, 2015 3:56 pm

    Educación investiga pelea de estudiantes

    Se espera que personal del Departamento de Educación llegue a la escuela de Humacao, donde se llevó a cabo una pelea entre estudiantes.

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