October 29, 1991 - Midday’s Bob Potter hosts MPR Special Coverage of Twins victory parade. Program includes reports from parade running through downtown St. Paul and preparation of Minneapolis parade and celebration event at Metrodome.
October 29, 1991 - Midmorning’s Paula Schroeder hosts MPR Special Coverage of Twins victory parade. Program includes reports from start of parade in downtown St. Paul and preparation of Minneapolis parade and celebration event at Metrodome.
January 30, 1989 -
July 3, 1987 - MPR host Loren Omoto invites fellow staff Jim Bickal and Mike Mulcahy to partake from a can of Spam for the first time. It is an underwhelming experience.
June 1, 1987 - MPR’s Loren Omoto presents profile on The Beatles “Sergeant Pepper’s Club” album, and it’s influence in the Twin Cities. MPR’s Jim Bickal talks with Rod Eaton, drummer of T.C. Atlantic, who shares how that Beatles album affected the “The Minneapolis Sound” in the late sixties.
December 10, 1986 - On this Midday call-in program, a discussion of life on the farm in Minnesota, featuring a live satellite feed from the Curt & Shirley Pietz hog/grain farm near Lakefield, and from a cafe in town. Program also includes a farm report from MPR’s Mark Steil.
November 17, 1986 -
November 11, 1986 - MPR’s Loren Omoto talks with William H. Hull, author of “All Hell Broke Loose: Experiences of Young People During the Armistice Day 1940 Blizzard.” Hull details the time period and recollections of those that lived through the storm.
May 30, 1986 - Publisher and Writers Conference, Minnesota Press Club, Steven Brust, Cats Have No Lord, Patricia Wrede, Kara Dalkey, Emma Bull, The Players of Luck, Gene Wolfe, Jane Yolen, Uncle Hugo's Science Fiction Bookstore
April 18, 1986 - MPR’s Loren Omoto interviews John Camp, Pioneer Press reporter, on his celebration of winning 1986 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Reporting. Camp’s report was a series on how one family was dealing with the farm crisis. John Camp would later become famous as mystery author, John Sanford.