Twin Cities Flight Grounded After Being Struck By LightningA Twin Cities flight bound for San Antonio had to touch down in Kansas Thursday after it was struck by lightning.
Cleanup Underway At Mpls. Church Struck By Lightning About 4 a.m. Wednesday morning, lightning hit the top of St. Helena Catholic Church in south Minneapolis.
Lightning Causes Outage Of Pierce County 911 SystemLightning struck a microwave tower in Pierce County late Monday evening, causing an outage of the 911 phone system.
Motorcycle Ride Honors Army Ranger Killed In AfghanistanOn Saturday morning, hundreds will ride motorcycles in honor of an Army Ranger who died after being shot in Afghanistan six years ago. Fire sparked by lightning almost halted Friday night’s fundraising part of the Memorial Ride.
12-Year-Old Lightning Victim Glad To Be AliveThe family of a 12-year-old boy struck by lightning say strangers helped save his life.
Brooklyn Park Home Damaged By FireA fire damaged a Brooklyn Park home early Monday morning. According to police, the fire happened around 1:30 a.m. on Mississippi Circle North.
Boy, 12, Struck By Lightning On Duluth Golf CourseIn Duluth, a 12-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was also hit by lightning yesterday. It happened just after 4 p.m. on the driving range at Enger Golf Course. A photo from the Duluth News Tribune shows the scene as first responders cared for the boy.
Woman Dies After Being Struck By Lightning In Eastern IowaState officials say a Hiawatha woman died after she was struck by lightning at a recreation area in eastern Iowa.
Lightning Strike Causes House Fire In Cottage GroveA Cottage Grove house caught on fire Saturday morning after a bolt of lightning struck the home. According to Washington County officials, around 6 a.m. a call came in reporting a fire in the 8400 block of Hyde Avenue.
Dorset Restaurants Destroyed By Fire Won't Be RebuiltA small northern Minnesota town may soon have to change their slogan as the "Restaurant Capital of the World." The two Dorset, Minnesota restaurants that were destroyed in a fire last September will not be rebuilt.
Lauren's Science Corner: Climate Change Increasing Lightning Strikes?There are 1.4 billion lightning strikes globally each year -- 25 million of those bolts occur in the U.S., and that number may be going way up. A study, recently published in the journal Science, concludes that a 50 percent increase in lightning strike frequency is possible by the end of the century.
Fire Destroys Half Of Dorset's RestaurantsTwo of the four restaurants in Dorset -- a town of just 22 people in northern Minnesota -- were reportedly damaged by fire overnight as severe storms rolled through the area. The general manager of the Dorset House restaurant said that she had been informed that the restaurant was consumed by flames, but hadn't been there to see the damage herself yet. Witnesses said that the neighboring Compañeros was also damaged by fire.