Cathy Wurzer Feature Archive

"Mr. Sandman" by the Chordettes was No. 1 on the Billboard charts 60 years ago today. (01/21/2015)
State lawmakers are considering legislation that would increase privacy protections for electronic communications like emails and text messages. (01/20/2015)
Billy Idol will be a the Turf Club in St. Paul tonight. His acoustic set, hosted by Mary Lucia, is part of The Current's 10th anniversay celebration. (01/19/2015)
Howard Sinker discussed the Packers-Seahawks game with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer. (01/19/2015)
DFLers in the Minnesota Senate are expected to release a transportation funding plan Monday that would raise new tax revenue for roads, bridges and transit. (01/12/2015)
Lawmakers introduced their first bills Thursday. One of those bills in the Senate aims to encourage more doctors and other medical professionals to work in rural and underserved areas. (01/09/2015)
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with University of Minnesota climatologist Mark Seeley about this week's bitter cold. (01/09/2015)
The new year will bring fresh challenges to several Twin Cities media institutions, says longtime media critic and Southwest Journal writer David Brauer. MPR's Cathy Wurzer sat down with him to review the year's events and preview what's to come. (12/30/2014)
While the Vikings played their final game of the season this weekend in Minneapolis, the Gophers were practicing in Orlando, where temperatures reached 80 degrees. (12/29/2014)
Talking frankly about ALS and death, Kramer says, beats giving in to bitterness. (12/22/2014)
Some motorists think the multicolored noise barrier on Interstate 94 between Minneapolis and St. Paul looks like a throwback to the 1970s. (12/10/2014)
Giving Voice Chorus gives Alzheimer's patients and their caretakers a chance to thrive. Those suffering from Alzheimer's often retain the ability to sing. MPR News' Cathy Wurzer and Phil Picardi provide this story on the Giving Voice Chorus. (12/05/2014)
Giving Voice Chorus gives Alzheimer's patients and their caretakers a chance to thrive. Those suffering from Alzheimer's often retain the ability to sing. (12/04/2014)
State officials hope to finish the final environmental analysis for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine by early spring. (12/01/2014)
Minnesota transporation funding is a contentious issue -- and a pressing one. (11/25/2014)