The Minnesota Daily

Target, others settle garment factory lawsuit

September 27, 2002

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Target Corp., Gap Inc. and five other U.S. retailers that buy clothing made on Saipan agreed Thursdayto pay $11.25 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging factory sweatshop...

Telescope project spurs protest outside KSTP

Brad Unangst
September 26, 2002

A day after reports the University will likely proceed in the purchase of telescope time on Arizona's Mount Graham, opponents voiced their concern and disappointment. Fifteen people gathered outside Hubbard...

Frost puts West Nile threat on ice in Minnesota

September 25, 2002

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The frost over parts of Minnesota on Tuesday morning probably killed a lot of mosquitoes and put the spread of West Nile virus on ice. But the mosquito-borne illness will be back next...

Megamall drill tests local, state, federal agencies

September 24, 2002

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) - Two "bomb explosions." Twenty-eight people "injured." Eighteen people "killed." Those were some of the statistics officials were reviewing after a training exercise that simulated...

Four U student groups protest Dinkytown store’s closing

Courtney Lewis
September 23, 2002

Losing a tobacco distributor isn't the most important concern for Erika Zurawski. As one of the 30-plus people protesting Friday the closing of the Dinkytown Tobacco Shop, she said she is angered by "the...

Princess Kay savors new challenges and responsibilities

Branden Peterson
September 20, 2002

Wearing jeans, a University sweatshirt and a backpack to class, she's an unassuming princess. But Sarah Olson was wearing a sparkling dress, glittering crown and banner less than a month ago. Crowned the...

Students benefit from living, working in cooperatives

Nathan Halverson
September 20, 2002

Many students see their place on the business ladder as somewhere near the bottom rung. Whether they're trying to get lower prices, better service or recognition for their ideas at work, students find...

Flood relief for northern Minn. is expected in special session

Libby George
September 19, 2002

If all goes as planned, legislators and Gov. Jesse Ventura will have allocated flood relief funding for northern Minnesota as early as 1 p.m. Thursday. At noon, legislators will meet for a special session,...

DNR will use dogs, hunters to kill bear

Brad Unangst
September 18, 2002

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will use dogs and hunters to find and kill the bear that attacked a University researcher Sunday. Dennis Stauffer, spokesman for the DNR, said on Wednesday...

University-made turkey vaccine could save millions

Branden Peterson
September 18, 2002

A University professor has helped stop the spread of a virus that cost Minnesota turkey producers $90 million in losses during the past six years. The Department of Agriculture recently approved a vaccine...