Today in the Daily Planet


“Minneapolis City Council member calls for community meetings on chief nomination”:
By Ann Alquist, KFAI Radio
City Council Member Cam Gordon wants more public input on chief decision

“State African American DFL meeting focuses on the struggles of candidates of color”:
By Susan Budig, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
A group of prominent black political leaders discussed the challenges ahead

“Franklin Avenue developer will bring her talents to struggling West Broadway”:
By Craig Cox, The Minneapolis Observer
Theresa Carr, whose American Indian Neighborhood Development Corporation has transformed part of East Franklin Avenue, has committed to a $20 million project on West Broadway

“Sixth District congressional race heating up”:
By Courtney Blanchard, The Minnesota Daily
The contest between Republican Michelle Bachmann, DFLer Patty Wetterling, and Independence Party endorsee John Binkowski could decide which party controls the U.S. House

“Wellstone on stage”:
By Cyn Collins, The Bridge
The late senator’s life becomes the subject of a rousing play