RuralMn Radio Archives

2010

October 2010

About the Center, Part 1, 10/13/10
About the Center, Part 2, 10/20/10
Doings in rural England, 10/27/10

September 2010

Back to school, 9/1/10
Harvest time, 9/8/10
Views from the candidates, 9/15/10
Annual broadband survey results, 9/22/10
Preparing for disaster, 9/29/10

August 2010

Live from Farm Fest, gubernatorial debate, 8/4/10
After the primary, 8/11/10
TeleWorks, 8/18/10
Midwest Rural Assembly, 8/25/10

July 2010

Farm Fest 2010, 7/7/10
Regional Competitiveness at Farm Fest,7/14/10
Ag update, 7/21/10
County fair time, 7/28/10

June 2010

Impact of European troubles on us, 6/2/10
School broadband study, 6/9/10
School broadband study, part 2, 6/16/10
Regional competitiveness one year later, 6/23/10

May 2010

The changing face of the legislature, 5/5/10
Meeting in the Midwest, 5/12/10
End of session, 5/19/10
Budget holes, 5/26/10

April 2010

Role of health insurance in economic development, 4/7/10
Rural capital, Part 1, 4/14/10
Rural capital, Part 2, 4/21/10
Governor’s race, 4/28/10

March 2010

Looking at the budget forecast, 3/3/10
U.S. Census, Part 2, 3/10/10
The legislature so far, 3/17/10
School broadband, 3/24/10
Saving human capital for small towns, 3/31/100

February 2010

Legislative preview, 2/3/10
What the U.S. Census means to us, 2/17/10
The State of Manufacturing, 2/24/10

January 2010

New year, new challenges, 1/6/10
Reporting from the Rural Policy Network, 1/13/10
Rural Policy Network, Part 2, 1/20/10
Dealing with cuts for higher ed, 1/27/10

2009

December 2009

Rail in Minnesota, 12/2/09
The State of Manufacturing, 12/9/09
Another look at high-speed Internet, 12/16/09
A look back at 2009, 12/23/09
A look forward to 2010, 12/30/09

November 2009

Missing meals: Talking with Second Harvest, Part 1, 11/4/09
Missing meals: Talking with Second Harvest, Part 2, 11/11/09
The rural economy, 11/18/09
What we’re thankful for, 11/25/09

October 2009

Technology challenges for Minnesota, 10/7/09
Economic stimulus in Minnesota, 10/14/09
Agriculture updates, 10/21/09
Legacy tax generating funds for the arts in rural areas, 10/28/09

September 2009

Unemployment this Labor Day, 9/2/09
The start of a new school year, 9/9/09
Two hot topics: H1N1 and unemployment, 9/16/09
What’s new with the governor’s race, 9/23/09
Community supported farming, 9/30/09

August 2009

Midwest Rural Assembly, 8/5/09
Feelings running high around health care, 8/12/09
Talking health care, Part 1, 8/19/09
Talking health care, Part 2, 8/26/09

July 2009

Talking breweries, 7/1/09
Talking wineries, 7/8/09
County fairs and community festivals, 7/15/09
The cost of gas in rural Minnesota, 7/22/09
Going to Farm Fest, 7/29/09

June 2009

A wide-open governor’s race, 6/3/09
Introducing Yvonne Simon, 6/10/09
The unallotment process, 6/17/09
Cost of living and the price of gas, 6/24/09

May 2009

The value of tourism, 5/6/09
Regional Competitiveness, 5/13/09
The unallotment process, 5/20/09
Global agriculture, 5/27/09

April 2009

U.S. Census one year out, part 1, 4/1/09
U.S. Census one year out, part 2, 4/8/09
New study on rural schools, 4/15/09
Legislative wind down, 4/22/09
Influenza outbreak, 4/29/09

March 2009

Looking at state revenue, 3/4/09
Changing the way we measure unemployment, 3/11/09
Thinking about after the recession, 3/18/09
Newspapers in the community, 3/25/09

January 2009

Outlook for 2009, 1/7/09
State-to-state collaboration, 1/14/09
And now to work, 1/21/09
The budget dilemma, 1/28/09


February 2009

Education research for rural schools, 2/4/09
The rural share of the stimulus package, 2/11/09
Tell us what’s going on, 2/17/09
Talking Census of Agriculture, 2/25/09

2008

December 2008

Minnesota’s projected deficit, Part 1, 12/3/08
Minnesota’s projected deficit, Part 2, 12/10/08
Talking more economics, Part 1, 12/17/08
Talking more economics, Part 2, 12/24/08
Year-end wrap up and review, 12/31/08

November 2008

Rural America and the president-elect, 11/5/08
The Center’s new executive director, Part 1, 11/12/08
The Center’s new executive director, Part 2, 11/19/08
New issue of Rural Minnesota Journal, 11/26/08

October 2008

The credit crisis, Part 1, 10/1/08
The credit crisis, Part 2, 10/8/08
Rural credit, Part 1, 10/15/08
Rural credit, Part 2, 10/22/08
Rural networking, 10/29/08

September 2008

A prepared workforce, 9/3/08
Reviewing the new Farm Bill, Part 1, 9/10/08
Reviewing the new Farm Bill, Part 2, 9/17/08
Reviewing the new Farm Bill, Part 3, 9/24/08

August 2008

Upcoming ag policy research, 8/6/08
Demographics and voter turnout, 8/13/08
Building alliances between rural and urban, 8/20/08
Regional competitiveness, 8/27/08

July 2008

Housing in Greater Minnesota Part 1, 7/2/08
Housing in Greater Minnesota Part 2, 7/9/08
Housing in Greater Minnesota Part 3, 7/16/08
Looking through a rural lens, 7/23/08
Transportation funding blues, 7/30/08

June 2008

Energy security, 6/4/08
Education research, 6/11/08
Thoughts on the governor’s race 2010, 6/18/08
The next Rural Minnesota Journal, 6/25/08


May 2008

Rural Internet study, 5/7/08
Comparing rural Minnesota and England, 5/14/08
Legislative wrap, 5/21/08
Bioscience in Minnesota, 5/28/08

April 2008

Early childhood development, 4/2/08
Competitive advantage, 4/9/08
What now for the bonding bill?, 4/16/08
The arts and the economy, 4/23/08
The arts and the economy Part 2 , 4/30/08

March 2008

The bonding bill, 3/5/08
A talk with State Economist Tom Stinson, 3/12/08
Tom Stinson Part 2, 3/19/08
Nursing, 3/26/08

February 2008

Legislative session begins, 2/6/08
Farm Bill 101, 2/13/08
Farm Bill 101 Part 2, 2/20/08
Gas tax, 2/27/08

January 2008

Happy New Year, 1/2/08
New Hampshire mania, 1/9/08
The WalMart Effect, 1/16/08
Local food, 1/23/08
Super Tuesday, 1/30/08

2007

December 2007

Developing small businesses, 12/05/07
The Center’s strategic plan, 12/12/07
Know your numbers, 12/19/07
Wind energy, 12/26/07

November 2007

The arts and economic development, 11/28/07

October 2007

Rural Economic Development Part 1, 10/3/07
Rural Economic Development Part 2, 10/10/07
Tim Penny, 10/17/07
Rural Minnesota Journal, 10/24/07
Predictions, 10/31/07


September 2007

Introducing Louis Hohlfeld, 9/5/07
What the Center is doing now, 9/19/07
Strategic planning for the Center, 9/26/07


August 2007

The future of the Farm Bill, 8/1/07
Visiting with legislators from other states, 8/8/07
Minnesota’s micropolitan suburbs, 8/15/07
Upper Midwest Rural Health Conference, 8/22/07
Thanks and good night, 8/29/07

July 2007

The political influence of rural America, 7/4/07
Three Minnesotas, 7/11/07
Economic diversity, 7/18/07
Farm Bill 2007, 7/25/07

June 2007

The future of ethanol, 6/6/07
Considering the new Farm Bill, 6/13/07
Will there be a special session? 6/20/07
The first National Rural Assembly, 6/27/07

May 2007

Minnesota’s energy mandate, 5/2/07
Local foods, 5/9/07
Special session, 5/16/07
The rural community, 5/23/07
Session wrap-up, 5/30/07

April 2007

Transportation issues at the Legislature, 4/4/07
The digital divide in 2007, 4/11/07
2006 Census estimates, 4/18/07
Conference committees at the Legislature,4/25/07

March 2007

New Rural Minnesota Journal, 3/7/07
Session update, 3/14/07
Property tax study, 3/21/07
Omnibus bills, 3/28/07

February 2007

Health care in rural Minnesota, 2/7/07
Property tax relief, 2/14/07
Telecommunications in Minnesota, 2/21/07
DM&E railroad, 2/28/07

January 2007

Do we have a rural policy? 1/3/07
The future of our very small communities,
part 1,
1/10/07
The future of our very small communities,
part 2,
1/17/07
Reviewing the Governor’s budget, 1/24/07
Micropolitan communities, 1/31/07

2006

December 2006

Understanding the budget surplus, 12/6/06
The Center’s new JOBZ report, 12/13/06
Transportation Issues for 2007, 12/20/06
Happy New Year, 12/27/06

November 2006

Job quality in rural Minnesota, 11/1/06
The latest report on JOBZ, 11/8/06
Looking forward to the next session, 11/15/06
Giving thanks, 11/22/06
Black Friday in Rural Minnesota, 11/29/06

October 2006

Minnesota Initiative Foundations’ anniversary, 10/4/06
Blandin Broadband Conference, 10/11/06
Inter-City Leadership visit, 10/18/06
Report on Latino education, 10/25/06

September 2006

Upcoming primaries, 9/6/06
Earned Income Tax Credit, 9/13/06
How we view rural Minnesota, 9/20/06
Our Canadian neighbors, 9/27/06

August 2006

Rural Minnesota Journal, Issue 2, 8/2/06
RMJ and education, 8/9/06
Mid-America Tour, 8/16/06
Start of school, 8/23/06
Releasing Rural Minnesota Journal, 8/30/06

July 2006

Latino student acheivement, 7/5/06
Talking with legislators, 7/12/06
Motor Vehicle Sales Tax, 7/19/06
2006 Rural Health Conference, 7/26/06

June 2006

Symposium on rural cities, 6/7/06
Small rural schools, 6/14/06
Broadband and economic development, 6/21/06
Latino students, 6/28/0
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May 2006

Revisiting ethanol policies, 5/03/06
Local option sales tax, 5/10/06
Entrepreneurship system, 5/17/06
Legislative wrapup, 5/24/06
Municipal enterprises, 5/31/06

April 2006

2006 Bonding bill, 4/5/06
Legislative update, 4/12/06
After the break, 4/19/06
Office of Entrepreneurship, 4/26/06

March 2006

2006 Session under way, 3/1/06
Rural Minnesota vs Rural America, 3/8/06
Constitutional amendments, 3/15/06
Demograpics and the future workforce, 3/22/06
Eminent domain, 3/29/06

February 2006

College prep, 2/1/06
Anniversary show, 2/8/06
Rural Neighborhoods, 2/15/06
I-90 Group, 2/22/06

January 2006

Off to a good start, 1/4/06
New Telecom Report, 1/11/06
Launching the Rural Minnesota Journal, 1/18/06
Shifting Transportation Funding? 1/25/06

2005

December 2005

The Budget Surplus, 12/7/05
Extending the School Calendar, 12/14/05
The Latest JOBZ Report, 12/21/05
Happy New Year, 12/28/05

November 2005

The New Homestead Act, 11/2/05
Alternative Energy, 11/9/05
Visiting Washington, D.C., 11/16/05
Happy Thanksgiving, 11/23/05
Computer Ownership, 11/30/05

October 2005

Rural Governance, 10/5/05
Broadband in Minnesota, 10/12/05
Lessons from Bellingham, 10/19/05
Wind Power, 10/26/05

September 2005

Digital TV, 9/7/05
Rural Colleges conference, 9/14/05
Education and Economics, 9/21/05
Lessons from the hurricanes, 9/28/05

August 2005

Farm Fest Forum, 8/3/05
The Role of Rural Colleges, 8/10/05
Rural Schools, 8/17/05
Alternative Energy, 8/24/05
Meth in rural Minnesota, 8/31/05

July 2005

Municipal broadband systems, 7/6/05
Transportation issues, 7/13/05
Special Session, 7/15/05
JOBZ update, 7/27/05

June 2005

Special Session, 6/1/05
Graduation Day, 6/8/05
Small Town Vision, 6/15/05
The Next Farm Bill, 6/22/05
Health disparities, 6/29/05

May 2005

Farm payments, 5/4/05
Innovation Network, 5/11/05
Legislative ethanol bill, 5/18/05
Legislative leadership, 5/25/05

April 2005

Regional Economic Development, 4/6/05
Preparing for Entrepreneurship, 4/13/05
Regional Ingenuity, 4/20/05
What’s Rural? 4/27/05

March 2005

Health Insurance, 3/2/05
MinnesotaCare, 3/9/05
Venture capital, 3/16/05
Economic development bills, 3/24/05
Legislative progress, 3/30/05

February 2005

Welcome to RuralMn Radio, 2/2/05
Ethanol and E20, 2/9/05
JOBZ, 2/16/05
Legislative session, 2/23/05