Today in the Daily Planet


“A charter school disaster—what can go wrong”:
By Isaac Peterson III, MInnesota Spokesman-Recorder
A recent county audit describes in detail the sad tale of Chiron charter school

“Lodge to serve as home for cancer patients”:
By Heather L. Mueller, The Minnesota Daily
The American Cancer Society will break ground today for a second Hope Lodge

“Sound Unseen 2006 is trimmer, but uneven”:
By Justin Schell, Special to the Daily Planet
The music and film festival was smaller this year, a fact that had its benefits and liabilities

“Poll shocker: Rowley within in striking distance of Kline in race for Congress”:
By Mike McIntee, Inside Minnesota Politics
Two new polls show Colleen Rowley closing fast on incumbent Republican John Kline in Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District race

“University student is Miss Africa Minnesota”:
By Amber Schadewald, The Minnesota Daily
U of M junior Weade Wallace balances homework with personal appearances as the state’s first Miss Africa