Before he entered politics in 1992, Grams spent 10 years as the primary anchor for KMSP, the Fox O&O in Minneapolis-St. Paul. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Minnesota’s 6th Congressional district, in 1992. Two years later, he was elected to the U.S. Senate, where he served a single term from 1995 to 2001.
According to KMSP, Grams was diagnosed with colon and liver cancer two years ago. He entered hospice care in September.
After the jump, a clip from the 1980s of Grams anchoring at WIFR in Rockford.