Today in the Daily Planet


“Lourey says she’s poised for an upset”:
By Sid Pranke, Pulse of the Twin Cities
Gubernatorial hopeful Becky Lourey sees the winds changing in the DFL primary race

“Forum seeks to unite suburban police, ethnic communities”:
By Tom LaVenture, Asian American Press
An August 26 forum in Brooklyn Center raised issues around community policing, social programs

“Critics of Northside inspection sweep will fight back”:
By Craig Cox, The Minneapolis Observer
Community activists will ask for more housing repair assistance in the wake of this summer’s massive housing inspection initiative

“Local filmmakers create a ‘Minnesota monster'”:
By Britt Aamodt,,
With ‘The Monster of Phantom Lake,’ Twin Cities filmmakers Christopher Mihm and John Craig pay homage to the campy 1950s horror movie

“Macaroni and cheese—on a stick?”:
By Karina Hill, Minnesota Stories
An intrepid State Fair food fan samples the latest in gastronomical inventions