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St. Louis Park superintendent resigns amid sexual harassment investigation

Plus: Charges dismissed against Line 3 oil pipeline protestors; why flights are so expensive at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport; Minnesota drafts former Gopher in inaugural PWHL draft; and more.

Star Tribune reports that former St. Louis Park superintendent Astein Osei resigned following a complaint from an employee alleging sexual harassment.

MPR reports that a judge in Aitkin County has dismissed charges against Winona LaDuke, Tania Aubid and Dawn Goodwin who were charged after protesting against the building of the Line 3 oil pipeline.

Drought conditions continue to worsen across the state with many lakes and rivers at historic low points, WCCO reports.

From ESPN: The first pick in the inaugural Professional Women’s Hockey League’s draft went to Minnesota who selected U.S. national team member and former Gopher, Taylor Heise.

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Also from Star Tribune: Gita Sitaramiah writes that Delta Air Lines is to blame for expensive flights out of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The airline accounts for 70% of flight seats at MSP, averaging $456 making it the third most expensive airport.

In federal court, a judge has dismissed four of the five claims from a former Hamline University art professor. The judge allowed the religious discrimination claim to stand, Sahan Journal reports.

KSTP’s Pafoua Yang writes that Minneapolis For A Better Police Contract spoke at Monday’s Police and Governments Oversight committee meeting where they presented recommendations — like a 50-hour cap for officers, mandatory mental health screenings and tougher requirements for field training — to improve retention within the department.