Wednesday, January 23
“It’s all about building community—Thomas Dale District 7 Planning Council”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/9072
by Mary Thoemke, TC Daily Planet
St. Paul’s Frogtown developed as the city grew beyond downtown in the early 1880s. The St. Paul and Pacific Railroad (now the Burlington Northern) was built along the northern boundary of what is now Frogtown. For more than 100 years, the railroad and its related industries provided employment to residents of both Frogtown and the North End neighborhoods. Much of the housing that lies between Rice Street and Dale Street, north of University Avenue, was built during the 1880s for the workers.
by Linda Lincoln, The Bridge
Throughout Minneapolis, historic churches sit nestled in bustling neighborhoods, adding architectural character, cultural interest and an intriguing glimpse into the city’s early history.
“Economic development and the environment: no longer a trade-off”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/9053
by Leah Peterson, Minnesota 2020
While watching the New Hampshire Facebook Presidential debate a few weeks ago, I felt that something was missing. I wasn’t alone. At the conclusion, Facebook members were polled and thousands said that they wanted to hear more about the economy and the environment.
INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET
“Stray voltage debate charging up again”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/9076
by Tom Elko, Minnesota Monitor
Several farmers in southern Minnesota have filed lawsuits against electrical utilities over “stray voltage,” which they claim is causing illness in their dairy herds. Xcel Energy, which is named in three lawsuits, is arguing in at least one case that bad farming could be the cause of the illness.
“Cities, states grapple with peak oil”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/9078
Staff, Session Daily
Global oil production will soon peak, and state and local governments would be wise to prepare for it, experts told members of two House committees.
“Local artist travels with interfaith delegation to Israel and Palestine”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8843
by Lauretta T. Dawolo, KFAI
Esther Ouray is a self-described theater artist and cultural worker in the Twin Cities. She recently returned from a peace delegation to Jerusalem. The purpose of the delegation was to educate North American citizens about the region and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
NEW IN VOICES
“Ojibwe history and the land”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/9073
by Deborah Locke, Fond Du Lac News
You can’t separate Ojibwe history from Ojibwe land. It would be like separating the skin on your hand from its bone. The two form one whole.
NEW IN BLOGS
“A deeper insight into Hillary Clinton”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/9083
Steve Young, The Fifth Column
Competitive elections are like strong sunlight – shining into dark recesses and bringing out the truth. Given enough competitive pressure even the best of spin comes unstuck and spins off into irrelevance.