Today in the Daily Planet


“Despite budget increases, some Minneapolis libraries may be closing”:
By Craig Cox, The Minneapolis Observer
The Library Board is expected to announce a series of community meetings this week designed to discuss the future of the system

“Asian organization challenges Minneapolis city officials on public safety”:
By Tom La Venture, Asian American Press
At its quarterly meeting, the Southeast Asian Community Council demanded answers from Mayor R.T. Rybak and Interim Police Chief Tim Dolan

“Temple vandals apologize, get versed in Hindu faith”:
By Abdirahman Aynte, Hiiraan Online
Two Minneapolis men asked for forgiveness Saturday at the Hindu temple they ransacked

“David Treuer challenges cultures from every angle”:
By Shannon Gibney,
The popular Native novelist talks about his latest book

“The how and why of Instant Runoff Voting”:
By Jeff Nygaard, Nygaard Notes
A primer on a form of voting that Minneapolis may be adopting next year