Cathy Wurzer Feature Archive

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? (08/26/2014)
The Minnesota Vikings are now 3-0 in preseason play after beating Kansas City on Saturday night. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Howard Sinker, a digital sports editor at the Star Tribune, for more. (08/25/2014)
Today is the first day of the Minnesota State Fair and throughout the fair we are going to introduce you to some of the more interesting animals you might encounter. This morning, 12-year-old Liz Jabs, a 4H kid from St. Charles, Minnesota tells us about her short horn heifer that she will be showing today. (08/21/2014)
The gates at the Minnesota State Fair opened this morning, as they will for the next 12 days, ending on Labor Day. There's some historic changes at the Fair this year. MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Minnesota Public Radio reporter Tim Nelson who was at the Fair when the gates opened. (08/21/2014)
Today's Morning Edition music is inspired by tomorrow's 40th anniversary of the day when the Ramones played their first show at CBGB's in New York. (08/15/2014)
Minnesota Twins General Manager Terry Ryan says it is possible that top prospect Byron Buxton could play again this season. (08/15/2014)
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with University of Minnesota Climatologist Mark Seeley about the recent stretch of fine weather for outdoor activities. It's been dry, but that could change next week. (08/15/2014)
Today's Morning Edition music is from the song "Let 'Em Say" which is a new release featuring two popular Minneapolis-based singers. (08/14/2014)
Nobody likes taking tests, whether in school or a doctor's office. But not everyone has experienced tests the way Bruce Kramer has. (08/14/2014)
Today's music is from 30 years ago this week when "Ghostbusters" by Ray Parker, Jr. was the No. 1 song on the U.S. pop charts. (08/13/2014)
Johnson won the GOP primary yesterday with just over 30 percent of the vote. (08/13/2014)
The U.S. is expecting its largest corn and soybean crops ever this fall. With supply so high, crop prices are low -- so low that farmers may end up selling at a loss. (08/13/2014)
The first-time candidate is challenging Democrat Al Franken, a well funded incumbent, in the general election race. (08/13/2014)
Today's Morning Edition music is from the latest creation of Britain's master of the mash-up Mark Vidler. (08/12/2014)
Today's Morning Edition music is from the Beatles with "I'll Cry Instead" a track off the "A Hard Days Night" soundtrack. (08/11/2014)