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More Details Released Behind Harassment Allegations Against Garrison Keillor

PR says Keillor was accused by one woman of dozens of sexually inappropriate incidents over several years

  MINNESOTA — Minnesota Public Radio is providing additional details of allegations of sexual harassment against humorist Garrison Keillor. MPR says Keillor was accused by one woman of dozens of sexually inappropriate incidents over several years. They allegedly included requests for sexual contact and explicit sexual communications and touching. The statement disputes Keillor’s assertion in November that MPR terminated its…

Keillor Says MPR Fired Him Without a “Fair Investigation”

It says they alleged "multiple incidents,'' though only one claimed the behavior was directed at her

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Minnesota Public Radio insists it “carefully investigated” complaints from two people of “inappropriate behavior” by Garrison Keillor before it terminated its contracts with the creator of “A Prairie Home Companion.” MPR said the complaints came from two people formerly associated with the show. It says they alleged “multiple incidents,” though only one claimed the behavior was…

President of MPR Claims “Multiple Allegations” Brought Against Garrison Keillor

Jon McTaggart held an off-the-record meeting with employees a week after Keillor's dismissal

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The president of Minnesota Public Radio has told employees the decision to cut business ties with Garrison Keillor resulted from “multiple allegations” over an extended period of time. Jon McTaggart held an off-the-record meeting with employees a week after Keillor’s dismissal. Reporters from Minnesota Public Radio News did not attend because the meeting was declared off-the-record,…

MPR Facing Backlash with Decision to Cut Ties with Garrison Keillor

Some say they will no longer support MPR

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Outraged Garrison Keillor fans are mad at Minnesota Public Radio. On Wednesday, MPR cut ties with Keillor, former host of the popular public radio show “A Prairie Home Companion,” over an allegation of workplace misconduct. Some say they will no longer support MPR, one of the nation’s largest public radio operations, which depends on financial…

MPR Celebrates 50 Years of Broadcasting with Open House at Concordia College

The public was invited to tour the KCCM studios in the basement of Concordia's Welcome Center

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota Public Radio made another stop in Moorhead as they celebrate 50 years of broadcasting. Concordia is proud to be the home to the second MPR station, KCCM, which began in 1971. The public was invited to tour the KCCM studios in the basement of Concordia’s Welcome Center. Station personnel took the opportunity to meet their listening…

Minnesota Public Radio Celebrates its 50th Anniversary at Rourke Art Museum

All three services broadcast live from the Rourke Art Museum in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota Public Radio made a stop at Rourke Art Museum in Moorhead as it continues to celebrate 50 years of broadcasting. This was the final MPR Day stop in the year–long, state–wide tour. The day includes live broadcasts on all three MPR regional services: MPR News, Classical MPR and The Current, as well as live concerts. MPR…

LIVE: MPR Celebrates 50th Anniversary In Moorhead

MPR Broadcasting All Day From Rourke Art Museum

  Ali Lozoff, director of Minnesota Public Radio’s 50th Anniversary, joins Adam Ladwig to talk about a day-long celebration in Moorhead. The station is broadcasting from the Rourke Art Museum from 9-6 on September 28th. Several local choirs and orchestras are also being featured. Lozoff talks about the importance of public radio stations in any community. The public is welcomed…

Minnesota Public Radio to Broadcast Live from Moorhead

Programming includes The Current, MPR News and Classical MPR

MOORHEAD, Minn — Minnesota Public Radio hits the road and heads to Moorhead for its final “MPR Day” of 2017. The stop on Thursday September 28 is in celebration of MPR’s 50th anniversary. The daylong event at The Rourke Art Museum will feature live broadcasts of all three MPR regional services: MPR News, Classical MPR and The Current. Kerri Miller…