The accumulation of heavy snow may have caused the roof of a Ramsey business to collapse early Friday afternoon. According to an employee, workers saw the roof of Pro Power Sports begin to sag, and then they heard rivets pop. All employees were able to escape the building before the roof collapsed, trapping trucks, snowmobiles and other products and equipment.
A 12-year-old boy had to be rescued from a snow bank by his father after the snow tunnel he was digging collapsed on him Tuesday, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were called to the incident on Tuesday in Baldwin Township, which is near Zimmerman, north of the Twin Cities metro.
Demolition of the Metrodome was put on hold after an unexpected collapse on Monday. Officials say a beam on the top tier of the Dome fell while crews were working on the structure yesterday afternoon.
Authorities in Chippewa Falls say heavy snow fell onto the roof of a shed where two young children were playing, crushing them both. Ten-year-old Nelson Nolt and 7-year-old Norma Nolt were hospitalized yesterday in serious condition.
Authorities are on the scene of a partial building collapse in Minneapolis. The Minneapolis Police Department reports that part of the building at 616 5th St. N. collapsed around 10:49 a.m. Thursday.
Crews responded to a church in Nisswa after a collapse occurred while workers were constructing an addition. Authorities said the collapse happened at the Timberwood Church on Highway 371 at about 7:15 a.m. Friday.
Seppman Mill is approaching its 150th anniversary next year inside Minneopa State Park in Mankato, but park officials are worried it could crumble.
The heavy snow that fell overnight caused the roofs of the enclosures at the Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone, Minn., to collapse.
Crews responded to the scene of an Apple Valley house fire on New Year’s Day afternoon. According to authorities, the fire was reported at a residence near 134th Street and Havelock.
Two workers were trapped inside the old Dodge Center Maintenance Building when the roof collapsed Tuesday afternoon.
One person suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a construction accident at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in Eden Prairie.
This Wednesday will mark five years since the 35W Bridge collapsed into the Mississippi River during the evening rush hour.
One person is dead after a boat fell on top of him or her in Minnetrista Sunday evening, according to the Minnetrista Fire Department.
Clark County’s emergency management director says there was no sign of fatigue or deterioration of a county road that washed out, killing three motorists.
It was a year ago when the unthinkable happened — the weight of several inches of snow toppled the roof of the Metrodome.