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.
The Supreme Court could rule as soon as today on the fate of the country's new health care law. Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer spoke with two state lawmakers about how the ruling could affect the delivery of health care in Minnesota.
So far this year, five people have died while boating on Minnesota waterways and 19 people have drowned in non-boating related incidents. Tim Smalley, boat and water safety specialist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, talked about the trend with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer.
The Minnesota Racing Commission will hold a special meeting this afternoon to consider a proposed agreement that would send millions of dollars to the state's horse racing industry.
Two Minnesota men now hold the world record for consecutive hours playing a board game. They spoke with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer about the achievement.
The founder and outgoing chairman of Best Buy is resigning from the company's board sooner than expected. That decision has many analysts, shareholders and Best Buy employees wondering what happens next.
Wisconsin voters are in the national spotlight today, after their governor, Scott Walker, survived a high profile recall election. Joshua Spivak, author of The Recall Elections Blog, discussed the history of recall laws in Wisconsin with MPR's Cathy Wurzer.
Stargazers around the world are setting up special telescopes and passing out cardboard eclipse glasses to view the once-in-a-lifetime celestial cameo of Venus passing in front of the sun.
The Minnesota Twins will have the second overall pick in the amateur player draft which begins Monday.
Months of campaigning to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker comes to an end today, as voters prepare to head to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to unseat a mid-term governor for the third time in the nation's history.
A new exhibit at the Minnesota History Center offers a fresh look at America during the Great Depression. "1934: A New Deal for Artists" features 56 paintings created as part of the Public Works Art Project.