Supporters hold a tribute to the former St. Andrew's Church in St. Paul on Sunday, July 21, 2019.

Group holds tribute to the former Como Park church they tried to save

A temporary restraining order preventing demolition of the 92-year-old building is set to expire at 2 p.m. Monday.

Passersby pull driver from fiery wreck in Shakopee that proved fatal

The wreck occurred along Hwy. 101 near Stagecoach Drive.

Ellison, other officials announce working group on police deadly force

July 21
East Metro
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Benjamin W. Evans

Sheriff's deputy indicted on manslaughter charge in Lake Elmo shooting

A grand jury has indicted a Washington County sheriff's deputy on a charge of second-degree manslaughter in connection with the 2018 shooting death of a…
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FILE - In this April 14, 2011 file picture the Glencore headquarters in Baar, Switzerland is photographed.

Minnesota Attorney General Ellison asked to step in on Glencore's purchase of PolyMet

The letter to Ellison is the latest call for greater oversight of push for copper-nickel mining near Boundary Waters.
West Metro
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A lane of East River Road closed by mudslide now open

Heavy rainfall is believed to have caused the bluff to collapse
State + Local
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Sen. Jim Abeler, R-Anoka, chairman of the Senate House and Human Services Reform Committee, has joined other lawmakers in calling for the DHS to be br

DHS official says she was punished for reporting wrongdoing

Lawmakers have renewed calls for breaking up the Minnesota Department of Human Services amid disarray at the agency.
West Metro
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Murder charge filed in shooting of St. Paul mother of three

The shooting occurred after Jessica Williams broke up with the suspect, charges said.
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Violence-weary residents turn to Minneapolis leaders for solutions after recent bloodshed

No arrests have been announced in the recent homicides.
North Metro
Nancy Hassett participated in a weekly Wednesday afternoon protest outside the Sherburne County courthouse to oppose the county jail's holding of hund

Pitch to expand Sherburne County ICE jail draws protests

Immigration detention brings jobs, cash to the county. The county board has already moved ahead with a submission for another contract with ICE.
A Hennepin County judge said local ordinances like the one in Dayton, Minn. that restrict where sex offenders can live would have a "devastating effec

Minn. Court of Appeals upholds provisional release of child sex abuser

Offender who abused 41 minors as juvenile and young adult, will continue to be closely monitored, state Appeals court said.
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Oak Grove man dies after tree falls on him

An Oak Grove man died Monday when a tree fell on him. The accident happened about 10:30 a.m. in the 22000 block of Drake St.…
Attorney General Keith Ellison and Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington announce a working group and public hearings about what they call police

Ellison, Harrington kick off working group on deadly police encounters

Public meetings expected to produce recommendations by next February — in time for the next legislative session.

ID'd: Man fatally pinned underwater after tractor rolls into N. Minnesota pond

Body located under 8 feet of water with help of high-tech equipment.
Bishop Harding Smith led a vigil for the victim of a fatal shooting on Plymouth Avenue in north Minneapolis.

Two years and a block apart: Brothers slain in Minneapolis

Community members hold vigil near where both brothers were slain. "We are going through so much trauma right now."
This is how MnDOT left 2nd Avenue S. near 39th Street unfinished until residents complained. MnDOT finished repaving the street on Friday.

Persistent Minneapolis neighbors push MnDOT to finish road work

The Minnesota Department of Transportation ripped up streets in a south Minneapolis neighborhood last fall — and then didn't come back this spring to fix them.
South Metro

Man shot, injured by law enforcement in Becker County Saturday night

The man had threatened to hurt himself and wouldn't leave his home when asked, authorities said.
July 21

Public safety briefs

Becker County deputies shoot, injure man; officer also hurtLaw enforcement officers shot and injured a man who had threatened to hurt himself Saturday night at…
South Metro
July 21
Fairmont Square is getting new siding and windows from its new owner, Myron Olshansky of Wayzata. But it comes with a helfty price tag: rents for many

Spike in rent slams low-income residents in Fairmont, Minn.

Cost to double for many renters, who are mostly poor, disabled or elderly tenants.
St. Paul
July 21
Hillcrest opened as a municipal golf course in 1921. Steamfitters Pipefitters Local 455 bought the East Side property in 2011 and closed the golf club

St. Paul moves forward with acquisition of former Hillcrest Golf Club

Port Authority will redevelop former Hillcrest golf club site.
July 21
President Donald Trump signs an executive order to advance kidney health, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington,

Minn. doctors welcome Trump's challenge on kidney disease

Cutting kidney failure starts with screenings; could save lives and billions of dollars in care.
July 21

Corrections for Monday, July 22, 2019

A story on OW3 Friday gave a wrong location for Sawbill Canoe Outfitters in Tofte, Minn. It is on Sawbill Trail. A story on B1…
July 21

Pickup truck driver dies in rollover north of the Twin Cities

The man's identity has yet to be released.