"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.
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!
September 25, 7:00pm | Saint Paul
September 28, 9:00am | Moorhead, Minn.
October 7, 3:00pm | Saint Paul
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Programming and Projects Supported by Minnesota Legacy Amendment's Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Summit aims to boost black infants' chance of survival
In Minnesota more than other states, there's a wide gap between the mortality rates of African-American and white babies.
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…