Statewide testing shows little change in student scores

Updated by MPR News at

Minnesota students showed little change from last year in the latest round of statewide reading, math and science test results.

Read More

University of Minnesota: East Bank clear after gas leak

Updated by MPR News, Staff at

University of Minnesota officials gave the all clear Wednesday morning following a warning of a gas leak on the East Bank campus.

Read More

To praise or not to praise smart kids

Updated by MPR News at

Decades of research suggests that excessive praise for success will encourage risk adverse behavior

Read More

Internships for high school students

Updated by MPR News at

No longer limited to college students, internships are on the rise with high school students.

Read More

Statewide testing shows little change in student scores

Updated by Tim Post at

Most troubling, the achievement gap shows no sign of improvement.

Read More

Some Kazakhs Celebrate The Loss Of The 2022 Winter Olympics

Updated by Corey Flintoff at

Kazakhstan lost its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics to Beijing, but a number of Kazakhs see this as an opportunity, not a loss.

Read More

NPR Music's 25 Favorite Albums Of 2015 (So Far)

Updated at

We'll call it in the air: 2015 is going to end up being a great year for music. Here are 25 albums we fell in love with over the year's first six months.

Read More

First Listen: Night Beds, 'Ivywild'

Updated by Mike Katzif at

Winston Yellen's folk project dims the lights on a new collection inspired by electronic pop and R&B;.

Read More

First Listen: Chelsea Wolfe, 'Abyss'

Updated by Lars Gotrich at

Darkness is never far behind Chelsea Wolfe; if anything, the metallic Abyss chases it with a tenderness that understands the beauty therein.

Read More

First Listen: Worriers, 'Imaginary Life'

Updated by Daoud Tyler-Ameen at

On a razor-edged LP produced by Laura Jane Grace of Against Me!, Brooklyn punks stare down the judgment of peers, the corruption of institutions and the clumsiness of gendered language.

Read More

First Listen: HEALTH, 'Death Magic'

Updated by Andy Battaglia at

Grandiose, industrial pop scaled to match the band's all-caps name: What Mad Max: Fury Road is to the road movie, Death Magic is to synth-pop.

Read More

First Listen: La Luz, 'Weirdo Shrine'

Updated by Katie Presley at

A surf-rock album that rewards close attention: there's deep intensity and knowing behind the mellow.

Read More

Review: Totó La Momposina, 'Tambolero'

Updated by Felix Contreras at

Twenty-two years after La Candela Vive, the Colombian vocalist reimagines her seminal album with Tambolero.

Read More

Review: The Mynabirds, 'Lovers Know'

Updated by Katie Presley at

Recorded in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres, this is a record with an explorer's heart.

Read More

Review: Titus Andronicus, 'The Most Lamentable Tragedy'

Updated by Jason Heller at

Shakespeare references, a cappella intermissions and sprawling 10-minute tracks aren't what first spring to mind when thinking about punk albums. But most punk albums aren't remotely like this one.

Read More
pbs.pngnpr.pngpbskids.png
listenlive_fulllength.jpg cove_spacer.png
Now Playing on WVIA-FM
WVIA Social Media Pages

        

nprnews5.jpg

Texas Attorney General Indicted On Felony Charges, 'New York Times' Reports

Texas Attorney General Indicted On Felony Charges, 'New York Times' Reports

State attorney General Ken Paxton was indicted on three counts of securities fraud, according to the Times, and is expected to turn himself in to authorities on Monday.

Jericho Isn't Cecil's Brother And Is Probably Still Alive, Lion Researcher Says

Jericho Isn't Cecil's Brother And Is Probably Still Alive, Lion Researcher Says

Citing "huge disgust and sadness," a conservation group said the lion nicknamed Jericho had been killed Saturday. But a researcher in Zimbabwe says he doesn't believe it.

SuperPACs Report Their Funds — And The Numbers Are Staggering

SuperPACs Report Their Funds — And The Numbers Are Staggering

SuperPACs released their latest funding numbers Friday, and already it's clear that the committees' roles in 2016 will be gargantuan.

20% off Poldark Collection @ ShopPBS.org! Valid 7/28-8/3

ctvds_carl_kassel_300x75.jpg

ondemand_button.jpg

artscene_head.jpg reserve3.png

4415048_pbs_banner.gif

Summer-2015.gif

Our Partners

ppt_logo_COMP.png

logo_tagline.gif

create2015.png

amazon.jpg