Today in the Daily Planet


“Council approves controversial West Lake Street design”:
By Craig Cox, The Minneapolis Observer
Following a lengthy and often passionate debate, the City Council on Friday easily approved a controversial design for the reconstruction of West Lake Street near Lyndale Avenue.

“Mattson abandons attorney general race”:
By Mike McIntee, Inside Minnesota Politics
Local attorney Jennifer Mattson drops out after DFL heavyweights come forward

“Welcoming life, facing death”:
By Nancy Sartor, The Northeaster
A young father struggles to come to grips with a terminal illness

“Piling on Matt Entenza”:
By Rich Broderick, Special to the Daily Planet
The vultures circled early around Entenza’s attorney general’s candidacy

“Reunion revulsion”:
By Rosemary Ruffenach, Special to the Daily Planet
One woman’s response to a high school reunion invitation