Why it's so hard for parents to find day care in rural Minnesota
Host Mike Mulcahy spoke to MPR reporter John Enger about his struggles to find childcare in Bemidji. Then he turned to two guests to discuss where parents and childcare providers struggle.
They were Marnie Werner, the executive director of the Center for Rural Policy and Development and Jim Koppel, the assistant commissioner for Children and Family Services for the Minnesota Department of Human Services.
HealthPartners president and CEO Mary Brainerd will retire from her post in June after 15 years at the head of the health giant. She joined the program to discuss her career, the state of health care in the U.S., and health care policies being discussed both in St. Paul and in Washington.
MPR News host Tom Weber spoke with magazine writer Frank Bures, author of the new book, "The Geography of Madness: Penis Thieves, Voodoo Death, and the Search for the Meaning of the World's Strangest Syndromes" 8/2/16
Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday that he has prostate cancer. Dr. Badrinath Konety, chair of the Department of Urology at the University of Minnesota joined the program to help us understand Dayton's diagnosis and how it impacts his day to day life.