American Public Media

Cambridge-Isanti schools close following "rumored, potential threat"

Last Updated by MPR News on

School officials didn't offer details on the nature of the threat.

Read More

A historical documentary: 'The Freed People'

Last Updated by MPR News, Staff on

The latest documentary from the Humankind series features interviews with former slaves and leading historians.

Read More

Dayton school safety plan to focus on money, mental health

Last Updated by Brian Bakst on

The governor said Tuesday he expects the plan he'll release early next week to include financial support for school districts to shore up building security.

Read More

High school grad rates show only slight gains

Last Updated by Solvejg Wastvedt on

Minnesota's four-year high school graduation rate barely moved last year to land at 82.7 percent, according to data out today from the Minnesota Department of Education.

Read More

Ed department to release 2017 grad rates

Last Updated by Solvejg Wastvedt on

State education officials plan to release Minnesota's 2017 high school graduation rates Tuesday morning.

Read More

Conservative speaker heading to University of Minnesota

Last Updated by Press, The Associated on

The author and former editor of the conservative site Breitbart News is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. Monday on the university's St. Paul campus.

Read More

A college degree, or your money back

Last Updated by Baumhardt, Alex and Catherine Winter on

A growing number of colleges and universities are guaranteeing a job after graduation.

Read More

University of Minnesota delays child care center closure

Last Updated by Peter Cox on

The closing of a University of Minnesota-run child care center will be postponed while alternatives are considered.

Read More

Minnesota schools say they're taking all threats seriously

Last Updated by Solvejg Wastvedt on

A flurry of threats against schools have confronted Minnesota administrators in the days following the mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Parkland, Florida, high school.

Read More

St. Francis schools closed Friday as police investigate threat

Last Updated by Nina Moini on

The incident follows other school closures, including a district-wide lockdown this week in Orono.

Read More

Florida school shooting: 'abject breakdown at all levels'

Last Updated by Press, The Associated on

The school reopens for teachers on Friday as new information about the police response to the shooting has come to light while Florida politicians call for a commission to investigate.

Read More

When it comes to sex, Minnesota State says 'yes means yes'

Last Updated by Emma Sapong on

A new, unambiguous sexual consent policy is all about student safety, leaders of the colleges and universities system say.

Read More

Anger over gun violence drives Minneapolis student walkout

Last Updated by Solvejg Wastvedt on

Some 200 students rallied on the same day as a demonstration in Washington, D.C. by students from the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people last week.

Read More

Orono student arrested in connection with making shooting threat that locked down schools

Last Updated by Matt Sepic on

Orono police have arrested a juvenile in connection with a "threat of gun violence" that led to a lockdown Wednesday of the district's schools. Police say the juvenile, a student at the high school, did not have a gun on him when he was arrested.

Read More

Chapter 1: The Roundup

Last Updated by APM Reports on

Japanese warplanes bombed Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Hours later, the FBI began rounding up people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast. This episode explores the history of anti-Asian prejudice in the United States that laid the groundwork for an assault on Japanese American communities after Pearl Harbor. Narrated by veteran actor Sab Shimono.

Read More
listenlive_fulllength.jpg cove_spacer.png
Now Playing on WVIA-FM



Authorities In Austin Say Latest Package Bombs Sent By Same Person

One package bomb found on Tuesday at a FedEx facility near San Antonio injured an employee when it went off. A...

Lawsuits Force Alleged Trump Affairs, Sexual Misconduct Claims Back Into Public Eye

A former Playboy model is suing a company she says is trying to keep her silent about her alleged relationship with...

1 Man Injured As Authorities In Austin Respond To Another Reported Explosion

Authorities in Austin, Texas, responded to another explosion Tuesday night. They said a man in his 30s was seriously...

healthybites_sidebar2.png reserve3.png