“Solar start-up plans to start leasing residential systems”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8542
by Dan Haugen, Minnesota Monitor
Gerardo Ruiz, a Minneapolis entrepreneur, says he sees a ray of light for residential solar.
“Minnesota gift guide doubles in size; labels proposed”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8545
by Lee Egerstrom, Minnesota 2020
The Made in Minnesota Holiday Gift Guide, first offered online by Minnesota 2020 on Nov. 20, has doubled in size as more Minnesota manufacturers, processors and retailers of Minnesota made products submit product and location information for inclusion.
“Being a donor was what ‘for better or worse was all about'”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8546
by Andy Mannix, Minnesota Daily
Glenn Wilson gave his kidney to his wife, Tina, instead of waiting for one from another donor.
“Hard Times Re-opens”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8564
by Jeremy Stratton, The Bridge
Happy days are here again for Hard Times.
INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET
Readers, Writers and Books
“‘My heart it is delicious'”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8562
by Michele St. Martin, Minnesota Women’s Press
Book tells stories of refugees and cross-cultural health care
“Out of Bounds: MCBA’s Winter Book offers a few surprises”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8561
Minneapolis Observer Quarterly
On December 8, the Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) celebrated the publication of their 19th Winter Book. Each year since 1988, they’ve been publishing a beautiful letterpress-printed, classically designed, hand-bound book, calling each the Winter Book and inviting local literary luminaries such as Patricia Hampl, Bill Holm, Louis Jenkins and many other artists and writers, plus bibliophile volunteers, to contribute to the project. It has always been a collaborative creative project, but this year’s edition takes the idea of collaborative creativity to a whole new level. You might even say it turns the Winter Book tradition completely on its head.
“Twin Cities by trolley”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8301
by Craig Cox, Minneapolis Observer Quarterly
The streetcar system was once a national model. This new book shows and tells of the glory days gone by.
NEW IN VOICES
“Vote for corporate ‘Grinch of the Year'”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/8563
Who is the greediest and grouchiest corporate Grinch who has inflicted the most harm on workers and working families in 2007? You can decide as part of Jobs with Justice’s seventh annual Grinch of the Year contest.