The Minnesota Daily

Governor candidates approach Election Day in a dead heat

Andrew Pritchard
November 4, 2002

After months of presidential visits, threats of legal action and volley after volley of ads, an intense and raucous gubernatorial race featuring four major-party candidates is almost over. Few will venture...

State Street Halloween festivities draw U students to Madison

November 1, 2002

T By Jake Weyer hursday might have been Halloween, but for many University students the festivities won't begin until this weekend in arguably one of the spookiest places around: Wisconsin. Enter the University...

‘Minnecanos’ celebrates Hispanic culture with a Minneapolis twist

October 31, 2002

O By Nick Mueller n a stage containing little more than the outline of a rust-colored house, the lives of a Hispanic family living in Minneapolis unfold. With a couple of magic words, a trunk containing...

West Bank to fight underage drinking with new community courts

Seth Woerhle
October 30, 2002

Underage drinking and partying in campus neighborhoods could soon carry different penalties for University students. West Bank neighborhoods will adopt community courts in 2003 similar to those currently...

Memorial services begin following tragic crash

Josh Linehan
October 29, 2002

The world will say goodbye to U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone today at the University. Plans continued in earnest Monday for a memorial service for the late Sen. Paul Wellstone, who was killed along with his...

Snow emergency parking restrictions eased by City Council

Travis Reed
October 28, 2002

The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously Friday to loosen snow emergency parking restrictions. The change will allow residents to park on streets that have been fully plowed even if a snow emergency...

Eveleth residents gather at memorial service to remember Sen. Wellstone

Andrew Pritchard
October 28, 2002

EVELETH, Minn. - Less than 5 miles from the crash site of the late Sen. Paul Wellstone's plane, approximately 30 Eveleth residents gathered Friday in the United in Christ Lutheran church for a hastily...

If not now, when? America’s unfinished agenda

October 26, 2002

I want to say today, to the students that I know how many of you have been involved in community service - that is so important. My worry is when people say community service is good but involvement in...

Plane crash kills Sen. Paul Wellstone and seven others

October 26, 2002

E By Adam Fink and Andrew Pritchard VELETH, Minn. - U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone, D-Minn., died Friday in a plane crash in Northeastern Minnesota along with his wife Sheila, daughter Marcia, three campaign...

Paul Wellstone, 1944 – 2002: A Voice for the Voiceless

Josh Linehan
October 26, 2002

Lonely, sporadic raindrops splashed off the green awning and mingled with tears Friday as mourners gathered outside of U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone's, D-Minn., campaign headquarters to begin saying goodbye...