Cathy Wurzer talks with Minnesota's drug abuse strategy officer about the growing number of young people using heroin.
There are nearly 600 golf courses in Minnesota, several of them -- Interlachen, Hazeltine, Woodhill -- with celebrated status. Those courses, along with a number of other private clubs, are profiled in a new book "From Fields to Fairways" from the University of Minnesota Press. It's an exhaustive history of rare photos and little known details of some of Minnesota's most beautiful and exclusive golf courses and how they helped spur development of the state's many public courses.
Cathy Wurzer talks with the chief author of a 2006 Twins stadium bill about how it differs from a current Vikings stadium bill.
Cathy Wurzer talks with retail analyst Anne Morriss about the challenges for a new Best Buy CEO.
Cathy Wurzer checks in with MPR reporter Dan Gunderson about the latest news out of northwest Minnesota.
Cathy Wurzer talks with Afton Apple Orchard's Michael Fleming. The farm is working to save its apple crop from frosty weather.
Cathy Wurzer talks with University of Minnesota horticultural science professor Mary Meyer about the effect of cold weather on area plants.
Cathy Wurzer talks with University of Minnesota professor Jane Kirtley about the ethics of Wisconsin journalists signing recall petitions.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer talks with White Earth tribal nation chairperson Erma Vizenor about a proposal to help fund a possible Vikings stadium.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer talks with University of Minnesota climatologist and meteorologist Mark Seeley about Minnesota's warm spring.
Cathy Wurzer talks with reporter Elizabeth Baier about the latest news out of southeastern Minnesota.
Cathy Wurzer talks with Bruce Jones, the co-director of the Minnesota Center for Automotive Research at Minnesota State University in Mankato.
Cathy Wurzer talks with MPR's Tim Nelson about legislative developments in negotiations over a Vikings stadium plan.
Cathy Wurzer talks with Minneapolis writer Doug Mack. His new book, "Europe on Five Wrong Turns a Day" chronicles his travels through Europe with a 1963 Frommer's guide.
What a month! More temperature records were broken this month than in any month since the Dust Bowl Era of the 1930s. Within the United States it is estimated that over 6,500 daily high temperature records were set or tied during the month of March.
Across Minnesota climate stations 424 new daily high temperature records were set and 327 new daily warm low temperature records were set in March, including 8 new statewide daily high temperature records, and for many observers, the earliest date for an 80 degree reading (March 17). In addition many observers reported the highest dewpoints ever measured in the month of March, some even in the 60s.
University of Minnesota meteorologist Mark Seeley discusses the weather with Minnesota Public Radio's Cathy Wurzer.