Unlost Cause: Hope for football at South High: A multimedia journey through the season of high school football, where a coach tries to build a program, players struggle to balance classes and sport and a team gets a pep talk from a VIP. (story by Jason Gonzalez, video by McKenna Ewen, photos by Jerry Holt)

Accent Signage to press on: Amid the "tremendous toll'' of last month's mass shooting, family members will keep the Minneapolis company going, officials said at a news conference Monday. (Steve Alexander)

City native running on Green Party ticket returns for two events: Minneapolis' hometown hopeful in the presidential race, Green Party vice presidential candidate Cheri Honkala, is coming home. She and the Greens' presidential candidate, Jill Stein, were arrested while trying to get into a recent Obama-Romney debate. (Eric Roper)

Police transition begins with initial vote Wednesday: The City Council's executive committee will take a preliminary vote Wednesday on the mayor's nomination of Assistant Chief Janeé Harteau to lead the department beginning Dec. 1. (Eric Roper)

Black voters targeted in marriage amendment fight: Several Minneapolis pastors are among the visible supporters of the constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage, despite opposition from prominent black advocacy groups. (Baird Helgeson)

Man found shot to death on North Side street (Paul Walsh)