Inside the Daily Planet, 10/29/07


Bioneers Conference aims to be a catalyst for green policy making by Dan Gordon, Special to the TC Daily Planet Organizers expect more than 600 people from the five-state area to attend the second annual Northland Bioneers Conference at St. Paul’s United Auto Workers Ford Training Center on November 2-4. The conference will feature more than 30 workshops on issues such as the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, sustainable agriculture, crafting messages for making change, and empowering multicultural youth leaders. Developer pulls plug on riverfront condo project by Michelle Bruch, Downtown Journal Brighton Development has decided to bag plans for a condo project on the riverfront, but the city is planning to put the block back on the market to seek out other redevelopment opportunities. Southeast Library could reopen Jan. 2 as merger progresses by Scott Russell, The Bridge Plans to merge the Minneapolis Public Library (MPL) into the Hennepin County library system — including the reopening of Southeast Library — are moving ahead. The Minneapolis City Council and Library Board have tentatively set Nov. 7 for a joint public hearing on consolidation. The place and time have yet to be announced. NEW IN BLOGS The Day Of The Dead by Patricia M. Guerrero, New Minnesotans Speak NEW IN VOICES Paul Wellstone spoke to me from the grave by Eric Black, Minnesota Monitor That’s a sensational headline for a strange but not really occult occurrence. I couldn’t seem to find a way to write about it until now, but let’s see if today, the fifth anniversary of the tragedy, gives me the opening I need to work through how a post-mortem message from Sen. Paul Wellstone helped me escape from the so-called mainstream media.