Inside the Daily Planet, 10/31/07


Buried history: Cemetery remains beneath Beltrami Park property by Dan Haugen, Northeast Beat The scary story goes that once a year on Halloween, graveyards come alive with ghosts, zombies and other walking undead. If you believe the tale – or you’re just the type of trick-or-treater to spook easily – you may want to avoid Beltrami Park on Wednesday. Meeting on library merger will be held Nov. 7 by Kari VanDerVeen, Downtown Journal Residents can weigh in on the proposed merger of the Minneapolis and Hennepin County Public Library systems during a public hearing that will be held Nov. 7. Generational clash in Ward One by Trang Do, KFAI Incumbent Debbie Montgomery and Melvin Carter III, are the Ward One contestants in this Fall’s St. Paul City Council Elections. The issues in Ward One include Light Rail Transit in the Central Corridor, development in the Midway shopping area, small business sustainability, and public safety. Also included in this segment are the voices of Dennis Presley, Sr. of Got Voice, Got Power and David Taylor of the Snelling-Selby Area Business Association. NEW IN VOICES Support your public school levies but press the state for more, smarter investment by Dane Smith and Jeff Van Wychen, Growth & Justice Warning signs: crowded classrooms, textbooks older than the students, disappearing arts and music programs, skyrocketing fees for extra-curricular activity, constant fund-raising appeals, and shabbier school buildings and grounds. NEW IN BLOGS Vote Yes on school board election reform by Carla Bates, Special to the TC Daily Planet