Press Releases

Ken Holmen Elected to MPR Board of Trustees

October 8, 2018

Minnesota Public Radio today announced that Kenneth “Ken” Holmen, M.D., president and CEO of CentraCare Health, has been elected to MPR’s board of trustees. Dr. Holmen has led the St. Cloud-headquartered health system since January of 2015.

The Current Launches New Daily Podcast

August 10, 2018

Beginning August 13, The Current will launch a new podcast delivering the day’s music news headlines. Aptly named, The Current Music News will bring The Current’s music fans a daily dose of essential updates for all genres. 

MPR News announces Rivers of Oil podcast

June 18, 2018

Minnesota Public Radio News announced this week that its latest  podcast, Rivers of Oil, will focus on oil pipelines, through the lens of the Line 3 pipeline project in Minnesota. The trailer is now available, and the first of five episodes will publish Tuesday, June 19.

MPR News Podcast, “74 Seconds,” Wins a Peabody Award

April 24, 2018

MPR News has received a George Foster Peabody Award for its in-depth reporting captured in the podcast, 74 Seconds. The award is the highest honor in broadcast media and is the fourth Peabody Award for MPR News and the tenth for American Public Media Group.