First Avenue Mainroom To Reopen After Partial Ceiling CollapseIconic 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 Start Repairs On First Avenue's Ceiling After CollapseWorkers 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 Says It Knew About Wall Issue Before CollapseLa 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.
Wooden Railroad Bridge Burns And Collapses In Koochiching Co.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.
Headmaster: Cause Of HS Student's Collapse Appears Unrelated To FootballSt. 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.
HS Football Player Progressing After Collapsing At PracticeA 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.
HS Football Player Hospitalized After Collapsing At PracticeA 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.
Retaining Wall Collapses At MSP Airport, Delays ExpectedOfficials 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.
Mall Addition Collapses In South MinneapolisCrews 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.
Snow Causes Roof Collapse At Ramsey BusinessThe 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.
Boy, 12, Survives Being Buried In SnowA 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.
Unexpected Collapse Halts Metrodome DemolitionDemolition 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.
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