MPR News Podcasts
Minnesota Today from MPR News brings you the most important stories from around the state, on your schedule. Stay updated on the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our state and communities in just ten minutes every weekday.
Live, down to earth, unscripted interviews that aim to connect, inform and entertain. Real people share real stories with Cathy Wurzer. It’s journalism that doesn’t take itself too seriously and puts people first.
MPR News with Angela Davis
Conversations about life in Minnesota and how the state is changing, weekdays from MPR News.
In Front of Our Eyes
In March 2021, the first of the former officers charged in the killing of George Floyd went on trial in Minnesota. Police officers are rarely prosecuted in such cases — and the world was watching. MPR News, which has followed this case in detail from the beginning, brings listeners updates on the monumental case, and the consequences it holds for the city and the country. Created in collaboration with American Public Media.
small change: Money Stories from the Neighborhood
small change: Money Stories from the Neighborhood is a podcast and learning platform highlighting smart, practical and collaborative money skills developed by people living with lower and unstable incomes. Hosts Chris Farrell and Twila Dang talk to community members who are redefining wealth and poverty, the value of community and the purpose of money. Money wisdom taught by the true experts — people who have learned from experience. From MPR News.
In July 2016, the world watched a man die, live on their phones, after a traffic stop in suburban Minnesota. This is the story of that man, Philando Castile, and the officer, Jeronimo Yanez, who is about to go on trial in his death. It sits at the intersection of race, policing, justice and safety in America. A lot can happen in 74 seconds.
Each week three people from the Minnesota arts community talk about a performance, opening, or event they're excited to see or want others to check out.
Brains On!® Science podcast for kids
A podcast featuring science for kids and curious adults.
MPR meteorologist Paul Huttner joins The Daily Circuit to talk about the latest research on our changing climate and the consequences we're seeing here in Minnesota and worldwide.
MPR News producer Samantha Matsumoto and arts reporter Euan Kerr share a cube wall, and a passion for movies. Each week, they take a break from their day jobs to talk movies.
In the Dark
Reporter Madeleine Baran examines the case of Curtis Flowers, who has been tried six times for the same crime. For 21 years, Flowers has maintained his innocence. He's won appeal after appeal, but every time, the prosecutor just tries the case again. In the Dark is an investigative podcast from APM Reports. Season One focused on the abduction of Jacob Wetterling.
Living While Dying
Insights on life from a man facing death.
MPR News with Kerri Miller
In-depth conversations on news and culture, with host Kerri Miller.
MPR News Women of Faith
As women's voices in faith communities become louder, MPR News with Kerri Miller is speaking with women who are energized by some of our most urgent policy, spiritual and philosophical questions.
Each weekday Policast brings you highlights of Minnesota Public Radio's award-winning political coverage, hosted by political editor Mike Mulcahy.
Rivers of Oil
Oil. It’s in your tires, your makeup, your kids’ toys, your gas tank. And the pipelines that get it to you have become the focus of growing protests, from Keystone XL to Dakota Access. On Rivers of Oil from Minnesota Public Radio News, we’ll look at those pipelines buried beneath our feet, how they’ve come to the forefront of an epic tug of war between reliance and risk, and how we all have a role to play in this story.
A Beautiful World®
A Beautiful World features inspirational stories in science, technology, ecology, arts, education and culture. The program is hosted by Heather McElhatton, who reports on stories and solid trends towards positive change. ABW illuminates the people, places, programs and communities striving to make our world a better place and delivers solutions-based stories about what’s working in the world.