St. Paul Seeking $4.5M To Fix Slopes At Lilydale Regional ParkThe city of St. Paul is seeking $4.5 million to help repair unstable slopes in a park where two children died in a landslide on a fossil-finding field trip nearly three years ago.
Portions Of Lilydale Park To Reopen After 2013 Tragedy"High Risk" are the words used to describe an area of a St. Paul park where two kids died in a landslide. Ten-year-old Mohamed Fofana and 9-year-old Haysem Sani were on a field trip at Lilydale Park in May of 2013 when the ground under them gave way.
St. Paul Settles With Last Student In LandslideSt. Paul has agreed to pay $20,000 to a fourth-grade student injured in a landslide that killed two of his classmates in a city park last year. The incident happened on a class fieldtrip to the city's Lilydale Regional Park in May 2013. Ten-year-old Mohamed Fofana and 9-year-old Haysem Sani died in the landslide.
1 Year Since 2 Students Killed In LandslideThursday marks one year since a landslide in St. Paul's Lilydale Park took the lives of two young students. Ten-year-old Mohamed Fofana and 9-year-old Haysem Sani were killed last May when a cliff fell on them during a class field trip.
St. Paul Reaches $1M Settlement In Fatal Lilydale Park LandslideThe families of two children who were killed -- and one child who was injured -- after a landslide in Lilydale Regional Park last May could receive $1 million from the city of St. Paul, according to a settlement released Thursday.
Investigators: Fatal Rockslide Was Not PredictableInvestigators say a rockslide that killed two children in a St. Paul park last spring was the result of natural causes, and the city could not have predicted it. Mayor Chris Coleman hired two independent investigators to examine the cause of the May incident at Lilydale Regional Park.
Hospital: Boy Injured In St. Paul Landslide In Fair Condition One of the fourth-graders injured in Wednesday’s landslide in St. Paul is currently in fair condition, according to Regions Hospital and Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare.
Community Mourns As 2 Fourth Graders Are Laid To RestGov. Mark Dayton addressed the students, faculty, staff and community members at a St. Louis Park elementary school on Friday morning after two students there died while on a field trip in Lilydale. Mohamed Fofana and Haysem Sani were killed on Wednesday.
St. Paul Taps Engineering Firm In Landslide ProbeThe city of St. Paul says it's hired a civil engineering firm to examine the site of a gravel slide this week that killed two children. The children were fourth-graders from a suburban elementary school who were exploring a popular fossil area when the gravel slide hit them Wednesday.
2 Victims Identified In St. Paul Gravel SlideThe body of the final missing child from Wednesday's gravel slide accident has been recovered, authorities confirmed late Thursday morning. The victim was identified as 10-year-old Mohamed Fofana. The tragedy happened Wednesday afternoon at Lilydale Park.
Memorial Growing For 2 Students Lost In Lilydale Landslide Counselors were on hand at Peter Hobart Elementary School on Thursday for returning students, parents, and staff. And there's a growing memorial that's been set up outside the school as the community honors the two children who died in the Lilydale Park land slide -- Mohamed Fofana, Haysem Sani -- and also the two students injured in the accident.