Today in the Daily Planet


“Iraqi voices: A Minneapolis refugee and a Baghdad blogger”:
By Lydia Howell, Pulse of the Twin Cities
Two views of the ongoing nightmare in Iraq

“Proposed Central Avenue probation office draws criticism”:
By Gail Olson, The Northeaster
Despite county assurances, residents question the location of office

“Minneapolis landlords to pay for noise problems”:
By Courtney Blanchard, The Minnesota Daily
A new ordinance that went into effect this month will allow Minneapolis police to fine landlords for their tenants’ noise violations.

“Hang set to lead Hmong Academy into the future”:
From Asian Pages
Don’t ever tell Christianna Hang, CEO/President of Minneapolis charter school Hmong Academy, that she can’t accomplish something.

“Rondo Days revisit struggles that forged community”:
By Chris Nisan, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Despite near 100-degree temperatures, thousands of people turned out last weekend for events celebrating Rondo Days in St. Paul.