The fire that destroyed the Walker Community United Methodist Church in south Minneapolis on May 27 was officially listed as “accidental” Tuesday. The most probable cause was lightning, an investigator wrote in a supplemental report obtained by the Star Tribune.
Walz, judge in dispute over Feeding Our Future case
A Ramsey County judge disputed Walz's claims that the Minnesota Department of Education was ordered by the court to resume payments to Feeding Our Future.
2 dead, 1 with life-threatening injuries in Hwy. 7 crash
Both drivers were not wearing their seatbelt, according to the State Patrol.
15-year-old Richfield football game shooting suspect arrested
A 16-year-old accused of instigating the altercation is also in custody.
3 arrested after homicide, burglary in Inver Grove Heights
Charges of first-degree murder and first-degree burglary are pending.
Woman dies after becoming trapped in Waseca house fire
Police tried to enter the home but heavy smoke prevented them from getting inside.
Eden Prairie-based crypto company files for bankruptcy
The company operates crypto-mining centers.
1 dead, 2 with life-threatening injuries in Minnesota crash
The crash happened just after 7:30 p.m. Friday.
School bus carrying students plunges into river southwest of Fargo
None of the kids suffered life-threatening injuries, though some were taken to area hospitals.
Richfield High School cancels weekend events after shooting
Two men were shot outside the school's football stadium
Sound of shots, mass panic at Richfield football game streamed live on YouTube
Gunfire caused panic at a varsity football game Friday night.
Gunfire outside stadium halts Richfield/Kennedy football game
This is a developing story.
K-9 search leads to $36K fentanyl seizure during traffic stop
A traffic stop was made after the vehicle was seen speeding through the area.
Groups claim botched probe in Mpls. church fire because of quick demolition
Some groups that had office space at Walker Community United Methodist Church are upset with the way the city handled things after the facility was destroyed by fire earlier this week. Some office tenants told Minnesota Public Radio that because the building was demolished so quickly, it prevented them from recovering possessions and investigating the possible cause of the fire.
Members of the Walker Community United Methodist Church reunite
The congregation gathered for the first time this weekend after a fire destroyed the building a week ago. KARE 11 says prayers, singing, and a moment of silence highlighted Sunday's service at the Heart of the Beast Theater on Lake Street in Minneapolis. Members of the Walker Community Church will continue to meet at the theater for the remainder of the summer.
Historic Minnesota church burns down in fire Sunday night
The 160-year-old church was completely destroyed.
You Can Get BMTN Special Offers!