The Minnesota Daily

Statement from Colin McGinnis, Wellstone’s chief of staff

October 25, 2002

This morning Senator Paul Wellstone, Sheila Wellstone, and Marcia Wellstone, along with Will McLaughlin, Tom Lapic, and Mary McEvoy of our campaign staff were traveling on a plane in northern Minnesota....

Minnesota Democrats focus on Mondale to replace Wellstone

October 25, 2002

W By Ronald Brownstein The Los Angeles Times ASHINGTON - With the death of Sen. Paul Wellstone, Minnesota Democrats face a wrenching decision that could determine the fierce struggle for control of the...

Wellstone Biography

October 25, 2002

.Born: July 21, 1944 Family: Married Sheila Ison in 1963, with whom he has had three children, David, Marcia and Mark Education: B.A. and Ph.D. in political science at the University of North Carolina...

Immigrants point to benefits of business ownership

Nathan Halverson
October 25, 2002

Russom Solomon, a University civil engineering graduate, said he has relied on trial and error to learn the American way of business since immigrating in 1991. "Nothing prepared us for this. Nothing,"...

Statement from Pres. Bush on Wellstone’s death

October 25, 2002

I want to start off by saying how sad Laura and I are about the sudden and tragic death of United States Senator Paul Wellstone, his wife, and one of his children, as well as the death of others on that...

Sen. Wellstone, family and aides killed in plane crash

October 25, 2002

U By Erin Madsen and Andrew Pritchard .S. Sen. Paul Wellstone was killed Friday morning in a plane crash in northern Minnesota, along with his wife Shelia, daughter Marcia, three campaign aides and two...

Wellstone recalled as passionate liberal maverick

October 25, 2002

W By Helen Dewar The Washington Post ASHINGTON - Sen. Paul Wellstone, D-Minn., who died Friday in an airplane crash in the midst of a tough re-election campaign, was a leading champion of liberal causes...

Ventura offers condolences, orders flags flown at half-staff

October 25, 2002

Governor Jesse Ventura offered condolences for Paul Wellstone's family at a press conference Friday afternoon, reserving any decisions he could make to appoint a replacement. "It's not the time or the...

A Spamtastic time awaits museum visitors

October 24, 2002

A By Tim Jones Chicago Tribune USTIN, Minn. (KRT) - Interstate Highway 90 across most of southern Minnesota is one of those antiseptic roads interrupting cornfield monotony. No doubt this desolate strip...

Street sweeping signs to go up today

October 23, 2002

The Minneapolis Public Works Department will begin posting "no parking" signs today throughout the southeast metro area for biannual street sweeping. Beginning Thursday, crews will be sweeping away debris,...