By BOB SHAW | | Pioneer Press

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: June 14, 2018 at 5:00 a.m. | UPDATED: June 14, 2018 at 7:41 a.m.

A new homeless shelter is opening in what may seem like an unlikely place — the suburb of Hugo.

“It’s been a long-held dream for us, and now we are on the threshold,” said Jenny Mason, director of the Community Resource Center of St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi.

The facility, in a six-bedroom Victorian mansion, will be the second homeless shelter in Washington County.

St. Andrew’s also helps operate the county’s first shelter, at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Oakdale. But St. Andrew’s is taking a bigger role in the new one — hiring all employees, busing homeless people to the shelter every day, and managing hundreds of volunteers READ MORE