Today in the Twin Cities Daily Planet:


“Latino cabbies pressing Minneapolis for more permits”:
By Jose A. Aldea, La Prensa de Minnesota
With the growth of the Latino community in Minnesota, and in Minneapolis in particular, the need for a new type of service has cropped up – taxis whose drivers speak Spanish.

“Union bricklayer carves a legacy”:
By Michael Kuchta, Workday Minnesota
Union bricklayer Mark Wickstrom sees the antiquity and, he hopes, the renaissance of stonecarving.

“New program will investigate alleged undercounting of Africans in census”:
By Kadhar Elmi, African News Journal
A new program hopes to determine the degree to which Africans in the Twin Cities were undercounted in the 2000 U.S. census,

“Remembering the 1916 Iron Range strike”:
By Jeff Pilacinski, Special to the Daily Planet
Ninety years ago, more than 15,000 mine workers struck Minnesota’s Mesabi, Cuyuna, and Vermillion iron mines.

“Urban League to honor Alan and Diane Page”:
From Insight News
Minnesota Supreme Court Associate Justice Alan Page and his wife Diane Sims Page will receive the St. Paul Urban League Willie Mae Wilson Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization’s 82nd Annual Meeting Dinner tonight.