Battle for the Senate

Former Vice President Walter Mondale and former St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman vie for a seat in the U.S. Senate. Click here to watch the video » [showhide type=”transcript” more_text=”Read the Transcript »” less_text=”Close the Transcript”] FRED DE SAM LAZARO: Five days after their standard-bearer died in a plane crash, Minnesota Democrats at an 11th […]

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Minnesota’s Balancing Act

The attacks of September 11th have had a serious drag on the Minnesotan economy and led to major budget shortfalls. This has caused some big problems in a state which constitutionally must have a balanced budget. The governor and legislators have two different visions when it comes to solving this problem. Click here to watch […]

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Bible Scribe

It is a one-of-a-kind work in progress: the first hand-written, hand illuminated bible in 400 years. Benedictine monks at St. John’s University in Minnesota and a team of scribes in Wales are working together to create it. The monks are raising the several millions of dollars the project will cost, the scribes are doing the […]

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Called to Duty

After the attacks on September 11, 2001, homeland security, long a secondary concern, became a top defense priority. In response, some 35,000 millitary personnel have been called off reserve and in to active duty. We report on one unit from Duluth, Minnesota. [showhide type=”transcript” more_text=”Read the Transcript »” less_text=”Close the Transcript”] FRED DE SAM LAZARO: […]

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Jesse “The Governor” Ventura

The other political side of Jesse Ventura: As a member of the reform party, he pulled out of the organization, saying the national party was “dysfunctional.” But as governor of Minnesota, how is he doing? [showhide type=”transcript” more_text=”Read the Transcript »” less_text=”Close the Transcript”] JESSE VENTURA: And the American dream lives on in Minnesota. FRED […]

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Ming in Minneapolis

The Minneapolis Institute of Art has slowly been collecting a world-class collection of artifacts from the China’s Ming era. They have reconstructed an original Ming home in the museum and filled it with works and artifacts from the era. Click here to watch the video » [showhide type=”transcript” more_text=”Read the Transcript »” less_text=”Close the Transcript”] […]

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Farming Crisis Hits Northern Plains ’98

With the introduction of the Freedom to Farm Act, many of the price protections that farmers have counted on are slowly being eliminated. This has come at a bad time for farmers who are being hit by poor weather conditions and poor trading conditions that have hurt their ability to make a profit. [showhide type=”transcript” […]

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