Today in the Daily Planet, 10/24/07



“A home of her own”:
by Anne Hamre, Minnesota Women’s Press
Women buyers are changing the face of home ownership.

“Korean Quarterly to celebrate tenth anniversary at Augsburg College”:
by Colette Davidson, Special to the TC Daily Planet
When Martha Vickery adopted her Korean daughter back in 1990, she and her husband Steve Wunrow had no idea that they would one day become the voice of the Korean American community in Minnesota. Seventeen years later, the couple is celebrating the tenth anniversary of their brainchild, the Korean Quarterly, a St. Paul-based publication serving Koreans living in Minnesota and around the world.

“City Council votes to fund 70 percent of NRP phase two”:
by Anna Pratt, The Bridge
City officials support cornerstone of neighborhood involvement — for now


“St. Paul City Council Debate: Ward 2”:
by Mike Wassenaar, SPNN
Saint Paul City Council Candidates Bill Hosko and Dave Thune talk about issues affecting Saint Paul and Ward 2 with SPNN’s Mike Wassenaar. The general election in Saint Paul is Tuesday, November 6, 2007.

“Coleman: If war comes to Iran, ‘It’s not going to be Israel alone'”:
by Jeff Fecke, Minnesota Monitor
If a war with Iran becomes necessary, Israel would have American support. That’s the message Sen. Norm Coleman, R-Minn., gave in an interview with the Jerusalem Post last Wednesday.

“Franken half-answers the questions about Iraq”:
by Eric Black, Minnesota Monitor
My esteemed former colleague Pat Lopez of the Strib got Al Franken to do what he wouldn’t do for me — talk about his “evolution” from Iraq war supporter to critic to opponent.


“Home, sweet home”:
by Michele St. Martin, Minnesota Women’s Press
What makes a house a home?


“Ancestors Dark and Light”:
by Rosemary Ruffenach, Rosemary Writes