The Minnesota Vikings stadium construction site has an important delivery on the way. Portions of a 400-foot mobile crane began arriving Monday, with a total of 70 truckloads schedule to drop off the sections over a 10-day period.
A big crane is coming to help build the Minnesota Vikings new stadium. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and Mortenson Construction say one of the largest cranes in the world will be used to help build the $1 billion stadium. The crane will start arriving at the construction site in downtown Minneapolis Monday morning. The crawler crane will arrive in 70 truckloads over 10 days. When assembled, the crane can lift up to 1,250 metric tons.
The half-sunken houseboat on the St. Croix may be there for a while. After renting a crane from the Stillwater bridge construction site on Wednesday evening, crews started trying to hoist the cruise ship. But apparently a leak prohibited them from lifting it.
Like most Americans, a former art teacher in a tiny western South Dakota town watched stunned as details about last month’s shooting at a Connecticut elementary school emerged.
A home improvement project in Shoreview, Minn., went horribly wrong, Friday afternoon when a crane fell on top of a house while it was lifting a pool to the backyard.
The claw machines in two St. Paul bars boast something quite different than the typical stuffed animal — they’ve got live lobsters.
More long-necked sandhill cranes may soon end up in hunters’ crosshairs if a bill makes its way through the Minnesota Legislature.