The Minnesota Daily

High school students benefit from Qwest’s fines paid to state

Nathan Halverson
September 13, 2002

High schools students from the Agriculture and Food Science Academy in St. Paul will soon be able to take University lab courses from the comfort of their classrooms thanks to sub-par service by Qwest...

Tapped gas line halts Hiawatha light rail construction project

Monica LaBelle
September 12, 2002

Construction of the Hiawatha Avenue light rail line was interrupted Wednesday morning when Minnesota Transit contractors tapped a four-inch gas line in downtown Minneapolis. Natural gas leaked and was...

Vintage women’s clothing collection is on display

Branden Peterson
September 11, 2002

In the 11 years Nancy Cyr has worked as museum collection manager at the Goldstein Museum of Design, she's maintained a large women's vintage accessory collection in storage, which often taunts her to...

Exhibit describes global illnesses

Seth Woerhle
September 10, 2002

Your mother has tuberculosis, and has been coughing for months. She went in for treatment 15 miles away, but couldn't keep her job in a Ukrainian steel mill and cure her disease at the same time. Now you...

Court arraigns man accused of murder; bail is $750,000

K.C. Howard
September 9, 2002

The 28-year-old St. Paul resident charged with murdering University football player Brandon Hall appeared in court for his arraignment Friday. Jermaine Stansberry was arrested Sept. 1, approximately 90...

Man attempting suicide rescued from Mississippi River

Dan Haugen
September 6, 2002

Rescue workers pulled a man from the Mississippi River on Thursday after he went over Upper St. Anthony Falls in an apparent suicide attempt. A jogger spotted the man in the river at about 12:45 p.m. and...

Man with extensive criminal record charged in Hall’s death

K.C. Howard
September 6, 2002

A28-year-old male with an extensive criminal record was charged Thursday with the murder last Sunday of University football player Brandon Hall. The Hennepin County District Attorney’s Office charged...

Prosecutors to file charges today against suspects in player’s death

September 5, 2002

PBy Seth Woehrle and K.C. Howard rosecutors expect to file charges today against three men being held in the shooting death of football player Brandon Hall, as details surrounding the homicide continue...

Two weeks after Jordan melee, tensions remain high

Michael Krieger
September 4, 2002

Not far from the scene of last month's hostilities, Walter Still stood on a north Minneapolis street corner and described the frustration within the Jordan neighborhood. "Tension is building around here,"...

U steam plant’s release of black smoke alerts authorities

Dan Haugen
September 3, 2002

Thick, black smoke billowed out of the University’s Southeast Steam Plant late last Tuesday morning, creating a cloud that could be seen from several blocks away. The release lasted approximately...