Inside the Daily Planet, 12/24/07


Career costume by Tami Mohamed Brown, Minnesota Women’s Press My daughter Nora complained about participating in ‘career day’ this year at her school. The entire class was charged with showing up dressed in a costume that best represented the career he or she hoped to have as an adult. For my 9-year-old, this task didn’t hold the same thrill it did in previous years when she wore the obvious (and somewhat unrealistic) attire of the princess, the ballerina.

Landmark case seeks enforcement of state prevailing wage law Staff, Workday Minnesota In a first-of-its-kind case, three construction workers have filed a public interest lawsuit against an Owatonna electrical contractor for allegedly not paying prevailing wage on state-financed construction projects.

NEW IN VOICES War on Christmas ignores the reason for the season Jeff Fecke, Minnesota Monitor

NEW IN BLOGS A lot to learn from Minnesota Student Survey Joe Nathan, School Talk