Today in the Daily Planet


“‘Minor’ party candidates shine in 5th District forum”:
By Craig Cox, The Minneapolis Observer
The Green, Independence, and Republican party candidates upstaged the DFLers at the final candidate forum before the Sept. 12 primary

“Cop-community balance remains a work in progress”:
By Lauretta Dawolo, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder
Efforts to reform the Minneapolis Police Department are mired in union and cultural clashes

“Sept. 12 election critical for women candidates”:
By Anne Hamre, Minnesota Women’s Press
From Becky Lourey to Ember Reichgott Junge, next week’s primary elections could be a turning point for women in Minnesota politics

“One and one and one are three: An artist’s come-together manifesto”:
By Michael Fallon,
The artistic life can be lonely and alienating—but it doesn’t have to be

“Coldwater site isn’t real estate”:
By Susu Jeffrey, Pulse of the Twin Cities
A draft environmental impact statement puts the historical spring at risk