MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Rachel Blount of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, who's covering the London Olympics with a particular emphasis on Minnesota athletes.
A task force charged with examining the state's policy on bullying has finished its work. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with task force co-chair Walter Roberts, who's also a professor of counseling at Minnesota State in Mankato.
It appears Best Buy founder Richard Schulze is continuing his effort to buy back that company. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with financial analyst R.J. Hottovy, who follows Best Buy for Morningstar.
In it's announcement yesterday, FEMA said that "damage to dwellings was not of such severity and magnitude as to warrant the implementation of individual assistance." FEMA spokesperson Richard Gifford discussed the decision with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer.
The controversy over Rep. Michele Bachmann's claims that the Muslim Brotherhood has infiltrated the U.S. government continues.
In the aftermath of the Duluth flood disaster, officials are rebuilding ruined streets and other infrastructure, but a University of Minnesota Duluth professor sees an opportunity for his community to rebuild more than roads.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with University of Minnesota Climatologist Mark Seeley about the climate outlook for temperatures and preciptition in August and September. He says it looks like warmer than normal temperatures will continue for the entire state. The southeastern part of Minnesota is forecast to be dryer than normal.
The lead researcher on this project at the is Dan Voytas of the University of Minnesota's College of Biological Sciences talks about his research with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer.
The hot weather this summer is having a big impact on the lakes in our region. Don Pereira of the Fisheries Research Policy Manager for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources talked about the issue with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer.
This is our sixth report following St. Thomas professor Bruce Kramer as he copes with life after being diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
On Saturday, an exhibit about the war opens at the Minnesota History Center in downtown St. Paul. Annette Atkins, who teaches history at the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University, joins us to discuss the exhibit.
Cheri Zeppelin, DNR information officer for the northeast region, tells Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer how the flood has impacted Minnesota state parks.
Two seals escaped from the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth early this morning and 11 barnyard animals drowned after heavy rains flooded the facility and surrounding areas.
Two seals escaped from the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth early this morning after heavy rains flooded the facility and surrounding areas. The zoo's polar bear, Berlin, also escaped from her exhibit area, but was returned.
This is our fifth report following St. Thomas professor Bruce Kramer as he copes with life after being diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.