MPR's Cathy Wurzer speaks with Larry Jacobs, who teaches at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. Professor Jacobs specializes in elections and voting behavior.
To discuss the Battle of Antietam, the first fought on northern soil in the Civil War, MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Morning Edition historian, Annette Atkins. Professor Atkins teaches history at the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer talks with Howard Sinker, digital sports editor for StarTribune.com, about what we can expect from the Vikings this year.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer talks with Mark Seeley about this weekend's weather.
Cathy Wurzer speaks with Thoroughbred horse breeder Jeff Hilger about what additional money from Canterbury Park can do for his operation.
Seventeen Minnesotans made it to the Olympics this year. Two of them, Amanda Smock and Susie Scanlan, spoke with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer about the experience.
Bruce Kramer's legs no longer serve him. Seemingly simple tasks have become almost impossible for him to complete without help.
Stanley Crooks, Chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community talks with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer about the war's legacy and the future of his people.
MPR News has been marking the 150th anniversary of the US-Dakota War of 1862 by speaking with various people about the implications of the conflict. Stanley Crooks, chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux community, spoke with Cathy Wurzer of Morning Edition.
This week marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the US-Dakota War of 1862. Historian Annette Atkins from the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's Univeristy talks with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer about the white settlers who found themselves caught between government corruption and desperate Indians.
The conflict between the Dakota people and European settlers had been building long before the first shots were fired in the Dakota War. Dave Nichols, author of 'Lincoln and the Indians,' discussed this chapter in history with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer.
July was the 10th straight month that the average temperature in Minnesota was above normal. Is this a preview of the type of weather that will be normal in the future? Is there anything that can be done to reverse the trend?
A Minnesota House-Senate subcommittee meets today to discuss state employee labor contracts negotiated by the Dayton administration.
There will be a joint House-Senate hearing today at the Minnesota State Capitol to discuss a flood relief package for northeastern Minnesota.
Chas Betts of St. Michael, Minnesota will soon compete in the Greco Roman wrestling competition at the Olympics in London.