Iconic Twin Cities music venue First Avenue will reopen Friday night after a 30-by-30-foot portion of its ceiling collapsed during a concert, injuring five people. The venue has been closed since Aug. 12, and it has taken the work of hundreds to get the place back in order.
Workers have started repairs to the ceiling of the landmark Minneapolis nightclub First Avenue after part of it collapsed during a show. The club’s main room will stay closed until the plaster ceiling is fixed following a partial collapse that sent three people to the hospital Wednesday night. No cause has yet to be announced.
La Quinta Inn & Suites released a statement Wednesday saying it was warned that a wall at its Bloomington hotel was in need of repairs before it partially collapsed.
A wooden railroad bridge near Minnesota’s northern border has burned and collapsed, shutting a busy train route that connects the Pacific Coast with Chicago. The bridge in Koochiching County belongs to Canadian National Railway. It carried more than 20 trains over the Rat Root River daily until it collapsed early Wednesday.
St. Thomas Academy’s headmaster, Matt Mohs, said the reason for the student’s collapse at Friday night football practice appears to be unrelated to football. The high school sophomore collapsed as the team was stretching at the end of a light practice.
A high school football player who collapsed at practice Friday night is still in the hospital with signs showing that the player will recover. Matthew Mohs, the headmaster at St. Thomas Academy, said the student is responsive, talking some and progressing beyond what the doctors had thought.
A sophomore at a Mendota Heights high school is in stable condition after collapsing after football practice Friday night. The headmaster at Saint Thomas Academy, Matthew Mohs, confirms that the student is hospitalized, and will be kept sedated through the weekend as doctors monitor his condition.
Officials at the airport said a retaining wall collapsed just before 9:30 a.m. Thursday along the center divider on the way into Terminal 1. Traffic has been reduced to one lane as work crews attempt to clean up the mess.
Crews responded to a partial collapse Tuesday morning at a Minneapolis retail establishment currently undergoing construction. Authorities said the incident happened at the Karmel Square Somali Mall a few blocks north of Lake Street on Pillsbury Avenue.
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.
The Metrodome will be back in business this weekend and the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission is hosting an open house to celebrate.