The Minnesota Daily

University study examines the decline of Monarch butterflies

Branden Peterson
October 9, 2002

Daily temperatures are cooling, leaves are changing and one more unavoidable tradition occurs: Monarch butterflies return to Mexico. But this year, fewer of them will be making their way south, according...

Residents support liquor upgrade for Sportsmans

Shruti Mathur
October 8, 2002

Following a heated debate, residents of the Southeast Como neighborhood voted last night to support a liquor license upgrade for Sportsmans Pub and Grille, on the corner of 22nd and Como avenues southeast. If...

Referendum threatens conservation district

Monica LaBelle
October 7, 2002

A referendum to disband the Hennepin Conservation District will be on the ballot this Nov. 5 as a result of a petition and a little-known statute. The referendum was initiated by Keefe Schunk of Corcoran,...

Trade rally draws mixed crowd in Duluth

Nathan Halverson
October 7, 2002

Two men, one in dreadlocks and wearing patchouli oil and the other with a mullet and teamster's cap, chanted and cheered side-by-side for the same cause. Saturday's rally in Duluth for "fair trade, not...

Wellstone’s Stance on Iraq Could Cost Him This Time

October 4, 2002

W By Faye Fiore and Stephanie Simon The Los Angeles Times ASHINGTON, Oct. 3 — Even before Paul Wellstone was sworn into office 11 years ago as a U.S. senator from Minnesota, he staged several protests...

Cystic fibrosis center joins research network

Dylan Thomas
October 3, 2002

The Minnesota Cystic Fibrosis Center recently gained membership to a research network for the disease, creating greater opportunities to treat patients in the Midwest and across the nation. The center's...

Report says U should strive for recognition in research

Dan Haugen
October 3, 2002

A tripartisan commission of state lawmakers, educators and business leaders both praised and challenged the University in a report released Wednesday. State legislators called for the report in last year's...

Syphilis increases among gay and bisexual men

October 2, 2002

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Syphilis cases among gay and bisexual men in Minnesota have increased tenfold this year compared with last, according to the state health department. There were 50 new syphilis cases...

Red Wing teachers file intent to strike

October 1, 2002

RED WING, Minn. (AP) - The union representing local teachers on Monday filed an intent to strike, triggering a 10-day cooling off period before they can strike. Teachers in Red Wing have been working without...

Environmental, peace charter aims for U.N. endorsement

Monica LaBelle
September 30, 2002

The advocates for a document that outlines principles for sustaining the environment and working toward world peace hope to have it endorsed by the United Nations, they said while meeting at the University...