August 31, 2001 - In a broadcast from the MPR booth at Minnesota State Fair, Mainstreet Radio’s Rachel Reabe revisits the farmers of Chanarambie Township in Southwestern Minnesota.
November 10, 1995 - Midday presents a Mainstreet Radio special broadcast from Starbuck, Minnesota. Host Mark Steil looks back at the farm crisis of the 1980s. Program includes a chronology of the crisis, commentary from an economist, and various interviews of farmers and officials on the experience.
February 15, 1994 -
November 20, 1991 -
October 29, 1990 - On this Mainstreet Radio program, MPR’s Leif Enger reports on the attempts for a truce on the border of the BWCA since the 1978 Boundary Waters Wilderness Act.
March 15, 1990 -
November 8, 1989 - As part of the Mainstreet Radio series “Rural Health Care,” Rachel Raebe visits Browerville, Minnesota to see how town is coping after losing its hospital. Only an empty building remains.
November 2, 1989 -
February 9, 1989 -
May 10, 1988 - Mainstreet Radio's Rachel Reabe profiles a senior variety act in Brainerd, called “Geritol Frolics.” Reabe speaks with a dancer and group’s theatre director.