The Fourth of July is fast approaching. And as it gets closer, you’ll hear a lot of Minnesotans say they’re going to Wisconsin or South Dakota to buy fireworks.
In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July
Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these sparkly treats every Fourth of July. Make sure to follow these tips to ensure a safe holiday for you and your family.
This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.
Yes, it seems like just yesterday we were all being beaten down by the long winter and polar vortex. Believe it or not, Independence Day is only three weeks away, and it falls on a Friday this year, making for a nice long weekend.
One of the biggest celebrations is going out with a bang. The Minneapolis Aquatennial highlights everything we love about Minnesota summers: the sunshine, the lakes and being outside. The festival closed late Saturday with one of the largest fireworks displays in the country. The Target Fireworks show is annual tradition, lighting up the late July sky above the Mississippi. Doug Taylor is president of Zambelli Fireworks Internationale.
A Minnesota man faces potential criminal charges after pointing a handgun at another man’s head following a fight over fireworks Thursday evening. Officers were summoned to a home on the 7000 block of Sherwood Anderson Road.
Fireworks might have been invented in China 1,500 years ago, but we’ve been using them to celebrate since the U.S.A.’s first Fourth of July.
The Fourth of July is Thursday and that means many will be heading to fireworks displays or creating some of their own. That also presents several dangers if you don’t know how to set off your fireworks properly. It’s also important to remember what’s legal in Minnesota and what’s not legal as you get ready to celebrate our nation’s birthday.
This summer, for the first time since the scenic river town of Red Wing started celebrating Independence Day, it won’t have fireworks to mark the holiday. A committee couldn’t come up with the money necessary to put the show on.
We’ve got a list of many of the major Minnesota 4th of July and Independence Day events — check them out!
From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.
Young or old, everyone loves a good showing of fireworks. Here are the best places in Minnesota to see them.
It’s no secret that fireworks are dangerous to set off, but it turns out they are even more dangerous to make. A Wyoming man was severely burned while making illegal fireworks in a garage, according to Wyoming Fire Department Chief Dennis Berry.
An illegal firework manufacturing operation was discovered Saturday in Wyoming after a man was hospitalized for 1st-degree burns. Wyoming Police say a 30-year-old man suffered severe burns after a flashover minor explosion in the garage at 7002 Lake Blvd late Saturday morning.
Dunn County sheriff’s officials say a man suffered substantial injuries when a large piece of fireworks exploded his hand.
A Minnesota family wants answers after they say their boys were badly hurt by a leftover firework.
An apparent joyride for five teenagers in Wisconsin ended this weekend with all of them badly burned.
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The folk in San Diego were treated to an unexpected fireworks display.
Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.
If you’re mad about neighbors lighting illegal explosive fireworks in the city of Minneapolis, do not call 911.
Professional fireworks are expensive and some communities have turned to private funding. The mayor of Rochester has found that getting lots of businesses involved is the way to get more bucks for the city’s big bang.
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