A nod to 'Gilmore Girls' on Carole King's birthday
The singer turns 74 today.
Cathy Wurzer is the host of Morning Edition for MPR News. She is also the co-host of Almanac, a weekly public affairs program produced by Twin Cities Public Television for Minnesota's statewide public television network. Wurzer has won four Emmy Awards for her work on Almanac. Prior to her return to radio, she was an anchor and reporter for WCCO-TV, the CBS affiliate in Minneapolis. She has also been a talk show host for WCCO-AM radio, a producer for KMSP-TV, and political reporter for KSTP-AM radio. She holds degrees in broadcast journalism and urban studies from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Wurzer was a trustee for the UW-River Falls Foundation and a member and past president of the Society for Professional Journalists Minnesota chapter. She is the author of "Tales of the Road: Highway 61." In her spare time, Cathy rides, trains and shows horses, fly fishes for trout, and loves clay sculpture and creating mosaics.
The singer turns 74 today.
Bruce Kramer and his wife Ev Emerson discuss how they fell in love and how their relationship evolved through marriage and ALS.
The 1976 song sold more than two million copies.
Climatologist Mark Seeley says a big cool down is headed to Minnesota.
The popular Netflix series has inspired several songs.
Minnesota farmers enjoyed a bumper crop in 2015, but that helped drive prices down.
The choir that he once directed visits Bruce Kramer's home at Christmas.
"Let's Do It Again" was the second and last song by the Staple Singers to top the pop chart.
Sheb Wooley's "Oklahoma Honky Tonk Girl" did not draw much attention at the time.
Instead, producers chose a song recorded by Sam Smith.
Bruce Kramer says ALS helped him focus on what is important in life: love and relationships.
If you are dreaming of a white Christmas, meteorologist Paul Huttner says it looks like you'll get your wish if you live in the northwestern two-thirds of the state where they already have a few inches of snow.
It's uncertain how the Paris climate agreement will affect Minnesota.
Touching someone of the opposite sex is typically a squeamish affair for 10-year-olds, but not for a group of Twin Cities fifth-graders who've learned ballroom dancing.
Bruce Kramer talked to students about how his training as a leader helped him adjust to life with ALS.
Bruce Kramer is tired of having the progression of his ALS measured with a number. He has embraced living in the moment.
Bruce Kramer talks about his mixed feelings regarding the ALS Functional Rating, a number which quantifies how the disease is progressing.
Bruce Kramer tells us that during his childhood, his mother was frequently ill and in the hospital. He says that experience helped prepare him to deal with ALS.
Bruce Kramer and his wife Ev Emerson discuss how their relationship has evolved as she has taken on the role of caregiver.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer talks with Howard Sinker, a digital sports editor for the Star Tribune, about the surprising showdown between the division's top two teams.