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In a glitzy era for libraries, core mission shows signs of decline – StarTribune.com

In an era of extensive building and remodeling, the state Department of Education reports drops in the number of visits, registered users and loans of material.

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Sense Of Place Minneapolis: Garrison Keillor : World Cafe : NPR

  Garrison Keillor, host of A Prairie Home Companion. John Vettese/WXPN
Garrison Keillor, host of A Prairie Home Companion. John Vettese/WXPN

Garrison Keillor might be the perfect person to talk about the Twin Cities. The longtime host of public radio staple A Prairie Home Companion has lived in the area most of his life and says he doesn’t see himself leaving, even after he turns the show over to Punch Brothers’ Chris Thile next year.Keillor lets us in on a secret: Minnesota winters aren’t actually that bad. In fact, he says he relishes breathing the cold air and hunkering down to get work done. Hear the full conversation on this page.

Source: Sense Of Place Minneapolis: Garrison Keillor : World Cafe : NPR