August 14, 2008 - MPR’s Tom Scheck reports on Obama campaign focus on senior citizen votes. Report includes comments from Walter Mondale, former U.S. vice president; Josie Johnson, local civil rights leader; and Tom Steward, spokesperson for presidential candidate John McCain.
March 26, 1976 - Reflections of the North documentary presents two Minnesota naturalists and artists, writer Sigurd Olson and Photographer Les Blacklock, who offer readings and personal commentary on life in the “North.”
December 16, 1975 - Discussion from the MN Commissioner of Public Safety on drunk driving. Department of public safety has been critized for not punishing DUI offenses equally. Public Safety states that they are now publicising their views.
November 3, 1975 - Ed Finklea, of the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group, discusses the potential impact of Representative Jim Oberstar's plan to change the status of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area from a wildnerness designation to a recreation one. Also discussed is private mining rights and related court cases in regards to the same area.
October 31, 1975 - David Cohen, president of Common Cause discusses inability of Congress to address special interest group connections in both houses. Also discusses possibilities for 1976 presidential elections, how candidates communicate, and Common Cause's role in process.
October 30, 1975 - Reserve Mining Company's hopes to relocate its taconite discharge site gets boost from environmental impact statement. Hearings to continue to determine best alternative, including Embarrass or Mile Seven.
October 30, 1975 - Environmental Impact Statement discussed, relating to the Reserve Mining Company's Taconite Discharge site at Lake Superior and its need to be relocated to another locale. Tom Steward and Dick Daly discuss issues brought up by the report.
October 17, 1975 - An unknown speaker, who appears to be a representative for a Minnesota longterm care organization, says legislators need to visit nursing homes and talk to staff before instituting state laws. Presently, some laws impinge on residents' rights. Steven's Square administrator, Karen Stuvey, who appears to be speaking at a long term care conference, gave some examples of laws that don't work, like state inspectors going through residents' drawers and closets without permission.
October 16, 1975 - MPR’s Tom Steward reports on Minnesota Congressman Jim Oberstar's proposed bill prohibiting the removal of natural resources in BWCA, including logging. It also states no snowmobiling except in designated areas. A similar bill was submitted by Representative Doug Johnson.
November 22, 1974 - Report on tenant unions, with various interviews and commentaries from advocates. They speak on housing issues and related laws.