Today in the Daily Planet


“Ballpark hearing hardly ho-hum”:
By Craig Cox, The Minneapolis Observer
Critics and supporters made their arguments to Hennepin County commissioners in the first of three public hearings on the controversial Twins ballpark sales tax

“Midlife learners balance obligations as they seek new challenges”:
By Kelly Westhoff, Minnesota Women’s Press
Three women discuss the challenges they encountered when entering school after 50

“Hmong culture camp stresses unity”:
By Tom LaVenture, Asian American Press
The third annual Hmong Culture and Language Camp at Concordia College brought cultures together like never before

“Study shows Hmong face bias when using public lands”:
By Ann Alquist, KFAI Radio
Interviews reveal that discrimination is common against Hmong in the wild

“Rybak nominates veteran insider to run Public Works”:
By Craig Cox, The Minneapolis Observer
Steve Kotke, a longtime Public Works manager, is the mayor’s choice to run the department