Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
During the last 150 years, most of Minnesota’s native prairies have been destroyed—converted into farmland for crops like corn and soybeans. But a movement is underway to protect these fragile grasslands. All across the state, scientists and prairie managers are working to preserve existing grasslands and restore lost land. KFAI producer Dylan Peers McCoy has more.
We kicked off our Homegrown week session on April 28, 2014 with this local singer/songwriter. Formerly in the band Sight Like December, he now primarily performs as a solo artist.