Today in the Daily Planet


“Union members crowd ballots”:
By Merrily Helgeson, Workday Minnesota
The November election will feature union members standing for election in record numbers

“Bicycle activists celebrate the final leg of the Midtown Greenway”:
By Craig Cox, The Minneapolis Observer
Two dozen bicycle enthusiasts marked the opening of the Greenway’s last leg to the river with an impromptu celebration Wednesday

“Sue Jeffers makes the case against Pawlenty”:
By Mike McIntee, Inside Minnesota Politics
An upstart libertarian says the Republican governor has become a tax-and-spend liberal

“Did the FBI target Dean Zimmermann?”:
By Ed Felien, Pulse of the Twin Cities
Political opponents of the former city council member pushed federal agents to investigate Zimmermann, says one of his supporters

“International dining in an old Sears store”:
By Phyllis Louise Harris, Asian Pages
The new Midtown Exchange offers a cornucopia of cuisines