September 22, 1999 — The topic of criminals under ten is disscussed with Ramsey County Attorney Susan Gaertner and David Sanders, director of Children & Family Services in Hennepin County.
August 30, 1999 — A Minnesota Citizens Forum on the future of rural Minnesota, held at the Minnesota State Fair. Panelists Paul Wellstone, Minnesota U.S. senator (D); Bob Ness, Minnesota state representative and chair of the Agriculture and Rural Development Finance committee; and Colleen Landkamer, Blue Earth County Commissioner, discuss issues and solutions of the rural farm community. Panel answers questions from the audience and listeners. Program begins with news from MPR’s Greta Cunningham.
August 18, 1999 — The Advertising Council is sponsoring a series of public service announcements this evening urging parents to talk with their children about violence. We speak with Mary Lewis Grow, national coordinator of the Student Pledge Against Gun Violence; and Judy Ladd, past president of the American Middle School Counselor Association and currently on the president's expert panel for violence prevention.
August 3, 1999 — Tuesday night is "National Night Out," when more than 32 million people around the country are expected to gather with their neighbors to build their community and prevent crime. We'll get an update on the crime situation in Minnesota from Minneapolis Police Chief Robert Olson, and Sgt. Mike Salter of the Minnesota Gang Strike Force.
May 5, 1999 — A Mainstreet Radio special broadcast from St. Cloud. Part of MPR's week-long project called "Hidden Rainbow: The Changing Face of Minnesota." A discussion on racism in St. Cloud.
May 3, 1999 — A Mainstreet Radio special report "Hidden Rainbow: The Changing Face of Minnesota." Presents a series of reports on the state's growing minority population in outstate Minnesota.
March 29, 1999 — A Mainstreet Radio special broadcast from lobby of Nicollet Hotel in St Peter. A discussion on efforts to re-build, and preserve historic buildings, with guests Judy Bell of the St. Peter Heritage Preservation Commission; Charlie Nelson of the Minnesota Historical Society, and local residents.
March 29, 1999 — A Mainstreet Radio special broadcast from lobby of Nicollet Hotel in St Peter. A discussion on tornados and weather with Rich Naistat, of the National Weather Service; Mark Seeley, of the U of M and MPR; and Paul Douglas, of WCCO-TV.
September 4, 1998 — Judy Schaubauch and Sandra Peterson, the co-presidents of the new teachers' union, Education Minnesota, visit MPR’s Gary Eichten at the state fairgrounds. Schaubauch and Peterson discuss education issues in the news and answer questions from the fair audience.
September 3, 1998 — Chris Farrell, MPR senior business and economics editor, presents MPR special report, "Make Change, Not Money: The Power of the Non-Profit Economy."