“Hotly contested race in First Ward”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5940
by Isaac Peterson, Special to the TC Daily Planet
Incumbent Debbie Montgomery and challenger Melvin Carter III square off.
“Stone Arch Bridge reopened for bikes and pedestrians”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5960
by Linda Lincoln, The Bridge
Latest traffic update
“Bridge collapse coverage”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5936
Additional and earlier coverage of I-35W collapse.
Staff, TC Daily Planet and community media partners
“Pawlenty to request drought aid”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5899
by Jeff Fecke, Minnesota Monitor
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will ask for federal aid for farmers facing a loss of crops due to drought, according to a release from the governor’s office.
“Couch surfing: the new wave of travel”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5959
by Marni Ginther, Minnesota Daily
Social networking makes connections for international travelers.
INSIDE THE DAILY PLANET
“African Chamber of Commerce established”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5904
by Ntuv Tunka, African News Journal
Newly established African Chamber of Commerce to provide financial services to African businesses in Minnesota.
“Coming home to Linnea Gardens”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5889
by Judy Woodward, Park Bugle
Linnea Gardens isn’t what it used to be.
“Striving for inclusion in the halls of justice”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5905
by Anna Pratt. Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Some minority employees in Ramsey County courts say workplace lacks diversity.
NEW IN BLOGS
“Helping the heroes and the hurting”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5961
by Mary Turck, Keeping the Faith
The kids on the school bus need our help.
“Family vacation stress”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5957
Nanci Olesen, Mombo
NEW IN VOICES
“One bridge story”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5956
by Anne Nicolai, Night and Day
Okay, so I was on the bridge that collapsed in Minneapolis on Wednesday during rush hour.
“There but for the grace of God go I”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5958
By Steve Share, Workday Minnesota
The morning following the collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, I was glad to see people I knew in my neighborhood.
“When the war comes home”:https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/node/5942
Staff, Minnesota Daily
A panel’s report shows that government must step up for wounded vets.