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Know Water, Know Beer

Know Water, Know Beer

Duluth is known for great tasting water, but how does its source – Lake Superior – impact the quality and flavor of beer brewed here? Join Dan Kraker of MPR News for a conversation with experts to discuss water and its relationship to beer.

Tuesday, September 25
5:00-7:00 p.m.
325 South Lake Avenue, Duluth, MN
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'Off the rails': Sheriff details massive failure of Wetterling probe

Stearns County Sheriff Donald Gudmundson

Stearns Country Sheriff Don Gudmundson delivered a brutal assessment Thursday of the cascading errors and friction among law enforcement that let Jacob Wetterling's killer stay free for decades even as the evidence pointed overwhelmingly to Danny Heinrich.

MPR News: 'Off the rails': Sheriff details massive failure of Wetterling probe
APM Reports In the Dark: 'All of us failed': Law enforcement comes clean on botched Wetterling investigation

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MN Rep. Jim Knoblach ends campaign ahead of MPR abuse allegations story

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Republican state Rep. Jim Knoblach abruptly ended his re-election campaign Friday as MPR News prepared to publish detailed accusations from his daughter of inappropriate behavior toward her since childhood. Jim Knoblach says the accusations by his daughter are false.

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Review: It’s onward and upward for Your Smith at First Avenue


A woman dressed in black and white stares into the middle distance, trying not to blink. Her eyes are wet. She holds an acoustic guitar to her chest, planted on a stage that’s big but not bare. She’s caught in a moment, hesitant to leave when she’s got so much pride and gratitude inside her.…

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Minnesota Varsity: Where Are They Now? - Cynthia Heck

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Cynthia Heck from Maple Grove, Minn., was a Minnesota Varsity 2015 Featured Composer. Where is she now? Classical MPR caught up with her recently to find that she's enjoying her piano pursuits these days.