Today in the Daily Planet, 8/13/07



“Bio*Smart program to open at St. Paul’s Arlington High School”:
by Isaac Peterson, Special to the TC Daily Planet
Beginning this fall, St. Paul’s Arlington High School will become Minnesota’s first high tech high school, reinventing itself as the Bio*Smart magnet program.

“Bridge Victims: Mother, Daughter Laid to Rest”:
by Abdi Aynte, Minnesota Monitor
In an emotional funeral, about 100 family and friends gathered Saturday afternoon for a double funeral for a pregnant woman and her daughter, whose bodies were recovered Thursday and Friday from the site of the Aug. 1 bridge collapse.

“The source of St. Paul’s budget crisis”:
By Jeff Van Wychen, Minnesota 2020
St. Paul’s $17 million budget deficit has been more than a decade in the making.


“Bridge collapse coverage”:
Staff, TC Daily Planet and community media partners
Additional and earlier coverage of I-35W collapse.

“Station 19 to stay, renovate”:
By Mike Rose, Minnesota Daily
With support from local groups, including Rep. Phyllis Kahn, the local landmark will keep its spot.

“River banks to be upgraded”:
By Michael Metzger, Downtown Journal
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is about to kick off a river revitalization project upgrading green space, bike and pedestrian paths, and water treatment.


“Perfect Storm Brewing for Rural Health Care in Minnesota”:
by Matt Entenza, Minnesota 2020
The warning signals are getting stronger every day.

“Strong men help us save ourselves”:
by Mac Walton, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder