Minnesota Public Radio Receives $56M Anonymous Donation

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Someone out there has handed Minnesota Public Radio a $56 million cash donation. The Star Tribune reported Wednesday that the anonymous gift is the largest in MPR has ever received in its 55-year history. The money is slated to go toward YourClassical, MPR’s classical music network. According to MPR, almost 2.75 million people […]

MPR, Garrison Keillor Reach Agreement

Garrison Keillor Fired By Minn. Public Radio

Garrison Keillor, the creator and former host of A Prairie Home Companion, said today that he has been fired by Minnesota Public Radio, over allegations of improper behavior. Keillor didn’t detail the allegation to AP, but in an email to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Keillor said he had put his hand on a woman’s bare back in an attempt to console her.