Digitization made possible by the State of Minnesota Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, approved by voters in 2008.
July 16, 2019 — On this Saturday Midday, Catherine Watson, travel editor for the Star Tribune, discusses various world travel. Topics include Mexico, outdoor experiences, and handicapped travel. Watson also answer listener questions.
October 19, 2006 — Katherine Lanpher, former MPR "Midmorning" host, who left Minnesota for New York City, returns to the MPR airwaves to discuss book about her move to the big city. Lanpher also answers listener questions. This is part 1 of 2. Lanpher is also former co-host of "The Al Franken Show" on Air America Radio. Lanpher's book is titled "Leap Days: Chronicles of a Midlife Move." Program contains pledge-drive segments.
October 19, 2006 — Continued discussion with Katherine Lanpher, former MPR "Midmorning" host. Lanpher left Minnesota for New York City, and returns to the MPR airwaves to discuss book about her move to the big city. Lanpher also answers listener questions. This is part 2 of 2. Lanpher is also former co-host of "The Al Franken Show" on Air America Radio. Lanpher's book is titled "Leap Days: Chronicles of a Midlife Move." Program contains pledge-drive segments.
October 17, 2006 — As part of the Meet the Candidates series, Amy Klobuchar, DFL candidate for the U.S. senate, explains what she would do if she gets to take Mark Dayton's place in the U.S. Senate. Klobuchar also answers listener questions.
October 16, 2006 — A broadcast of Meet the Press debate between Minnesota U.S. Senate candidates Amy Klobuchar and Mark Kennedy. The two debated on issues such as Iraq and tax policy. Debate was moderated by Tim Russert, Meet the Press host. Program closes with follow-up commentary by political analysts Bob Meek and Tom Horner.
February 23, 2006 — Hennepin County Attorney Amy Klobuchar is hoping to keep Mark Dayton's U.S. Senate seat in Democratic hands. She's already raised well over $2 million to finance her campaign, putting her second in the money race behind Republican contender Rep. Mark Kennedy.
December 10, 2004 — Carl Eller, former Viking and Pro Football Hall of Famer. When Eller was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this summer, he vowed to use the honor to lead young African-American males "toward the great colleges and universities of our nation, not to prisons and jail cells." He will be honored during the half-time ceremony at Sunday's Vikings game.
November 23, 2004 — The federal government weighs in this week on the environmental and economic impact posed by two proposals to deal with congestion along the Twin Cities' Central Corridor. Gov. Tim Pawlenty has appointed a panel to make a recommendation soon on whether the 11-mile stretch of University Avenue connecting Minneapolis and St. Paul should get a bus rapid transit lane or a light rail line. With a million more people expected in the metro area over the next 25 years, what's the best long-term solution? Peter Bell, chair of the Metropolitan Council joins to discuss.
November 16, 2004 — Former Gov. Elmer Andersen, who served Minnesota in so many ways throughout his 95 years, finally left the state forever on Monday night. We hear excerpts from a 2000 interview with Andersen and the editor of his memoir, the Star Tribune's Lori Sturdevant, plus a 2001 speech Andersen delivered to the Minnesota State Senate.
November 16, 2004 — Elmer Andersen was only Minnesota's governor for two years, but his impact on the state went far beyond his single term as chief executive. Andersen served nine years in the state senate, led his company, H.B. Fuller, into the Fortune 500, chaired the University of Minnesota's Board of Regents, published newspapers, authored books, and was remembered by friend and Minnesota Historical Society Director Nina Archabal as "the ultimate Minnesotan." Other guests on the program include, Lori Sturdevant,Star Tribune Editorial Writer and Columnist who edited Gov. Elmer Andersen's memoir, "A Man's Reach," and other friends and admirers of the late governor.