The Current is conducting an online poll to determine the Top Local Albums of 2012. David Campbell, who hosts The Local Show on the Current, spoke with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer about the poll and a few of his favorites from the past year.
In an effort to compete with online merchants over the holidays, Best Buy is now matching the prices that consumers find on the Internet. Joining MPR's Cathy Wurzer to discuss that strategy and the future of Best Buy is Brian Yarbrough.
William Alexander's debut novel "Goblin Secrets," received the Young People's Literature Prize. The fantasy story is about a boy in search of his brother, set in a world where acting is illegal unless you are a goblin.
Wisconsin's gun deer hunting season starts on Saturday and hunters will spot a special request on the last page of their regulations pamphlet. The Department of Natural Resources is asking hunters to keep an eye out for illegal drug operations.
David Spakowicz, Division of Criminal Investigation director of field operations for Wisconsin's eastern region, discussed the situation with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer.
The U.S. House Ways and Means committee is a key player in the effort to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen R-Minn. serves on that committee. He spoke with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer about his ideas for a compromise solution.
Republicans are trying to figure out what happened during the election on Tuesday night so they can start regrouping.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer gets a sneak peek at the Timberwolves season with our favorite basketball analyst Britt Robson who writes about the NBA for SportsIllustrated.com.
One of the people in northern Minnesota who has a license to hunt wolves starting Saturday is Joel Treat. He works as a customs officer in International Falls. Joel spoke with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer what he's expecting.
University of Minnesota Political Science Professor Kathryn Pearson talked with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer about how the Electoral College could factor into the upcoming Presidential election.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer speaks with reporter Sasha Aslanian about the history of the same-sex marriage debate.
The late Minnesota senator's life story is now part of a new book titled, "The 100 Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame," by professor Peter Dreier, who teaches politics at Occidental College in Los Angeles.
Sen. Michelle Fischbach is the chair of the Senate Republican legislative election committee. DFL Sen. Tom Bakk is charged with retaining control of the Minnesota Senate for his party. They spoke with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer.
In this second part of an interview with Cathy Wurzer of MPR News, Chuck and Carolyn Engeldinger talk about their son and how they tried to get him help for his mental illness before he opened fire in a workplace shooting rampage last month in Minneapolis.
Many lives changed the afternoon of Sept. 27 at a small but growing Minneapolis business called Accent Signage Systems. An employee, Andrew Engeldinger, had just lost his job, and he responded by opening fire and killing six colleagues. His parents spoke with MPR's Cathy Wurzer.
Howard Sinker, Digital Sports Editor for the Star Tribune, discussed losses by Lynx, Vikings and Gophers with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer.