FRIDAY, AUGUST 2
Welcome to new community media partner, Minnesota 2020! Minnesota 2020 Fellow John Fitzgerald weighs in on education funding today in Voices.
“Two Democrats and a Republican run in Ward 5”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5998
by Isaac Peterson, Special to the TC Daily Planet
Incumbent DFL council member Lee Helgen, fellow DFLer David Haas, and Republican Warren Anderson are all running in Ward 5.
“Dispatches from the YearlyKos Convention”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6025
by Abdi Aynte, Minnesota Monitor
Some 1,500 bloggers, armed with laptops, digital cameras and umpteen other gadgets descended on Chicago for the YearlyKos convention.
“Bridge collapse coverage”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5936
by community media partners and TC Daily Planet
More lanes on I-94, National Night Out and additional and earlier coverage of I-35W collapse.
“The Dragon Festival”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6034
by Jeremy Breningstall, Special to the TC Daily Planet
Photo essay highlights the Dragon Festival.
INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET
FOOD AND RESTAURANTS
“The future of manoomin”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5977
by David Rubenstein, Fond du Lac News
by Jeremy Iggers, The Rake
by Anne Nicolai, Night and Day
NEW IN VOICES
“School Finance: The ‘Minnesota Embarrassment'”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6028
by John Fitzgerald, Minnesota 2020
For 20 years, lawmakers have been strangling Minnesota’s education budgets, forcing school officials to beg taxpayers to raise their own taxes.
“Bridge Collapses in the Media”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6022
by Jeff Nygaard, Nygaard Notes
How did the media do in reporting on the 35W bridge collapse?
“America falling down”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6027
by Tom McNamara, Minnesota Daily
The United States’ infrastructure is slowly coming apart. Still, the government does not spend adequate funds to insure the ground on which Americans stand is secure.
NEW IN BLOGS
“The Rybak Factor”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6032
by Craig Cox, Ballot Box
“Cost of Living”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/6031
by Eleanor Arnason, Facts and Fictions