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Remembering Robert J. Sivertsen

Remembering Robert J. Sivertsen

"Robert J. Sivertsen died on September 18th at the age of 95. That is a name many of you have heard over the years as MPR recognized its founding board and donors." - Bill Kling

Sivertsen was one of MPR's first public trustees, his role with MPR dates to 1968. Read more about his impact on MPR as a generous, sustaining philanthropist and his drive to make gifts for the benefit of all Minnesotans.

    MPR's 50th Anniversary Block Party


    Save the date for MPR's 50th Anniversary Block Party!

    Head to downtown St. Paul on Saturday, October 7, 3 p.m. - 10 p.m for this free, family-friendly celebration that will feature all of our regional services (MPR News, Classical MPR and The Current) with live music, food trucks, art activities and more.

    Get details and plan to join us!

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      Summit aims to boost black infants' chance of survival

      Ruth Richardson co-chairs a state task force on disparities in mortality.

      In Minnesota more than other states, there's a wide gap between the mortality rates of African-American and white babies.

      The Current

      With New Power Soul, Prince’s brother is bringing Paisley Park’s studios back to life


      After sunset on a Tuesday evening, purple lights shine on the white tiles that line Paisley Park and there are only a few cars left in the rear parking lot. The building’s public tours have shut down for the day, and the merch booths and cash registers are shrouded in purple fabric, all the lights…

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      Daily Download: Antonio Vivaldi - Autumn: Adagio molto

      Antonio Vivaldi - Autumn: Adagio molto

      Get a free MP3 of Antonio Vivaldi - Autumn: Adagio molto, performed by Capella Istropolitana.