Inside the Daily Planet, 11/3/07


INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET Ward Two: Thune vs. Hosko by Lauren Knapp, KFAI As part of the race for the St. Paul City Council, incumbent Ward 2 council member Dave Thune and challenger Bill Hosko recently met in a debate in St. Paul. Stark vs. Bushard in St. Paul’s Ward 4 by Silke Rossman, KFAI In our ongoing coverage of the St. Paul City Council Elections we bring you the latest from the race in Ward 4. Two new candidates, Russ Stark and Terrance Bushard, are running to replace Jay Benenav who has served Ward 4 since 1998. During a recent debate at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, both candidates spoke about the issues in Ward 4 and how they want to find solutions. Harris is Smooth Sailing in Ward 3 by Hilary Johnson Ward 3 in St. Paul is bordered by West 7th Street, Summit Avenue, Lexington Parkway and the Mississippi River and is home to Highland Park and the site of the soon to be closed Ford Plant. It is also home to Incumbent 3rd Ward Council Member Pat Harris and challenger Gerald Mischke. As of late August, Mischke has ceased campaigning efforts after being laid off from his position at the Star Tribune. Harris, who has held this office for 8 years continues campaigning, highlighting it as an opportunity to reach out to people. NEW IN VOICES Time of my own by Tami Mohamed Brown, Minnesota Women’s Press I’ve found that as much of an advocate as I am for a place to go and do and think, in reality, sometimes you have to get creative in order to make the time to create. – Tami Mohamed Brown NEW IN BLOGS I am from Ethiopia by Ermias, New Minnesotans Speak