Explosive Device Found In Public Bathroom DetonatedAuthorities say they were called to a public bathroom at a park near Bricelyn, Minn. last week after an explosive device was reported inside. The incident happened Wednesday, July 9, according to the Faribault County Sheriff's Office.
Small Wisconsin Town Uses Dynamite To Blow Up Ice DamA small town in Wisconsin turned to dynamite when heavy machinery wouldn’t clear up an ice dam on a creek in the town. The Town of Onalaska, near La Crosse, Wis., used dynamite to blow up ice on Sand Lake Coulee Creek that was, at some points, six feet deep.
Wis. Town Uses Explosives On Frozen CreekOne Wisconsin town among the many dealing with frozen waterways and clogged drains because melted snow has no place to go has tried an explosive new approach: blowing up a creek. Town of Onalaska officials hired a blaster to stick several hundred sticks of plastic explosives in the frozen Sand Lake Coulee Creek and blow it up on Friday.
Old Dynamite Found In Carver Co. HouseThe Bloomington Bomb Squad was summoned to a home near Mayer, Minn. after a resident found an old box filled with dynamite.
Suspicious Discovery At Fed Bldg. By Ft. SnellingOfficials were brought in to investigate a suspicious discovery made overnight at the Bishop Henry Whipple Federal Building near Fort Snelling.