A bill that would allow citizens more freedom to use deadly force is now on a fast track to Gov. Mark Dayton. The Senate passed the bill Thursday with bipartisan support in a 40-23 vote after heated debate.
A prosecutor has concluded that law officers were justified when they used deadly force against a Little Falls man following a standoff in December. Crow Wing County Attorney Don Ryan released his review Thursday of the shooting death of 37-year-old Patrick Jeske.