The Minnesota Daily

U-Pass receives Governor’s Award

Monica LaBelle
October 22, 2002

If Valerie Reichel didn't have a U-Pass, she would have to live on campus or find a ride with friends to get to school. The U-Pass, a discount metro bus pass for University students, received the Governor's...

‘Poetry god’ pontificates at Minnesota Poetry Festival

Kari Petrie
October 21, 2002

Nothing but lyric poetry tonight," promised legendary Beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti to a crowd of 500 Saturday night at Ted Mann Concert Hall during the first Minnesota Poetry Festival. Not one to disappoint,...

U.N. officials visit Twin Cities to promote Somali-run agencies

October 18, 2002

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - United Nations officials are visiting the Twin Cities this week to promote better understanding of the importance of Somali-run money-transfer agencies, which have been casualties in...

They Flex Their Mussels as Most Unwelcome Guests

October 17, 2002

S By Jean Marbella The Baltimore Sun TILLWATER, Minn. - In the growing annals of invasive species, the fingernail-size zebra mussel hardly seems as fearsome as others that have recently made headlines...

Unlikely coalition advocates reducing Twin Cities’ ozone

Seth Woerhle
October 16, 2002

An unlikely pairing of environmental groups, businesses and government has formed an alliance to reduce ozone in the Twin Cities and avoid spending hundreds of millions of dollars each year. With a unanimous...

Anoka hospital officials ignored security warnings

October 15, 2002

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) - Top officials at the state psychiatric hospital in Anoka ignored repeated warnings about illegal drugs and other safety concerns long before a patient died from a heroin overdose, state...

From AM to FM: Radio K plans acquisition of new frequency

Monica LaBelle
October 14, 2002

Campus AM radio station 770 Radio K, KUOM, plans to gain an FM frequency this December, but the University campus won't be able to receive it. Radio K staff say the new low-power FM frequency will only...

Ind. Candidate Isn’t Riding Ventura’s Pink Boa

October 14, 2002

M By Stephanie Simon The Los Angeles Times ILACA, Minn. - The candidate is strolling through the senior citizens center, looking to shake hands. But the white-haired men and women bent over their quarters...

Rochester among president’s stops on pre-election tour

October 11, 2002

W By Mike Allen The Washington Post ASHINGTON - President Bush will hit the road for 14 straight days before the Nov. 5 elections, stopping in as many as four states a day during a taxpayer-subsidized...

Minneapolis-St. Paul airport tram delayed, again

October 10, 2002

T By The Associated Press he Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport announced another delay in elevated tram service to regional jets along the lengthy C Concourse. Partial service won't start until...