Cops: MN Man Loses 2 Fingers In Firework ExplosionA 25-year-old man from Dilworth, Minn., lost part of his hand in a firework explosion, authorities say. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office said Jason Holweger lost two fingers on his right hand at about 10:22 p.m. Friday in northwestern Minnesota. He was reloading a two-inch wide cannon-style firework when the charge detonated in his hand.
Minnesotans Shelling Out Big Bucks For Wis. FireworksWatching big fireworks displays on the Fourth of July is a big tradition for most families, but lots of people also want to light the fuses on their own pyrotechnic displays.
Prospects Brighten For Expanded Fireworks In Minn. The state House has moved a step closer to allowing Minnesotans greater access to legal fireworks.