Rest in peace, Marv Davidov

Iconic Minneapolis peace activist Marv Davidov, one of the original Freedom Fighters, has died. He was 80. Among other things, Davidov is known for championing the Honeywell Project to pressure the Honeywell Corp. to stop making landmines.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

Iconic Minneapolis peace activist Marv Davidov, one of the original Freedom Fighters, has died. He was 80. Among other things, Davidov is known for championing the Honeywell Project to pressure the Honeywell Corp. to stop making landmines.

Next Up

Related

Anti-war, peace activists protest Camp Ripley's new drone training facility

Anti-war protesters and peace activists at Camp Ripley rallied against the construction of a new, $3.9 million drone training facility Friday. Drones have been a source of controversy since U.S. military began using them in the Iraq and Afghanistan war. Recently, U.S. law enforcement began using drones including the Grand Forks Sheriff's Department in North Dakota.

N. Mpls. homicide victim fought for peace

A 76-year-old woman who dedicated her life to peace, justice and the environment, made community gardens a mission and shrugged off friends' advice to move out of north Minneapolis was found dead this week in her home – a homicide victim.

'Spiritual thing': Wisconsin man, dog at peace amid Internet fame

A serene but extremely compelling photo of a man and his dog in Lake Superior became an online sensation. Life changed a bit for John Unger and his 19-year-old dog Schoep amid all the attention. But they still go for swims. And Schoep is doing well after treatments to ease his arthritis.

Do public employees up north retire better than the rest of us?

A Chicago-based watchdog group that trains its critical eye on public employee pensions has turned its scrutiny to Duluth and St. Louis County. The group found many public workers receiving pensions of more than $100,000 a year. However, some say that focusing only on the highest paid employees isn't fair.