While his condition and impending death make him "sad beyond belief," he says he has a new appreciation for life. Listen to the conversation.
Ness was first elected in 2007 and faced no opposition for re-election in 2011.
Minnesota has only a spotty understanding of who is committing suicide and why. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Jon Roesler, an Epidemiologist Supervisor with the state about the matter.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Minnesota Public Radio reporter Curtis Gilbert about how the city's third largest settlement could have been avoided.
MPR Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer spoke with reporter Tim Nelson about the latest turn in the case.
Bruce Kramer has discovered the means to live in the moment, even as those moments dwindle.
After several years of skyrocketing college tuition, students and their families are finally starting to see some relief.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Irene Maio of Duluth, Minn., about the reunion.
Today is the 50th anniversary of the day in 1964 when Bob Dylan met the Beatles for the first time and gave them their first taste of marijuana. Paul McCartney was quite taken with the thoughts the drug inspired and asked the band's road manager Mal Evans to follow him around with a notepad and take down all his profound insights.
It's another day at the Minnesota State Fair, and we're meeting another animal on Morning Edition.
Today we're checking in on one of host Cathy Wurzer's favorite animals at the fair - horses.
We're exploring the State Fair's many animals this week. This time around, Cathy Wurzer took a break from the barns and found Danielle O'Neill with the Wildlife Science Center.
Lake Street Dive will be performing tonight at First Avenue in Minneapolis. The band was started by students at the New England Conservatory of Music.
The viral fundraising campaign that's clogging up social media with videos of people pouring a bucket of ice water over their head is also bringing tens of millions of dollars to organizations that combat the debilitating disease.
Becky Tonne of Grenada, Minn., raises Suffolk sheep. Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer talked with her at the Minnesota State Fair about how she prepares her sheep to show.
On this day in 1969, Elvis Presley performed at the International Hotel in Las Vegas. While singing "Are You Lonesome Tonight," Elvis started laughing. But why?