A Look At The Vikings Stadium's Space-Age RoofThe most striking feature on the iconic U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis is something you look right through -- literally. Instead of a 1990s-style retractable roof, which most NFL stadiums rarely open, the Minnesota Vikings are using a revolutionary design that is incredibly light.
Getting Your Home Ready For WinterThe big change in the weather on Monday might have you thinking about getting your house ready for winter.
OSHA Report Offers Insight Into Death Of Vikings Stadium Worker A report filed by OSHA sheds new light on the death of a worker at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said the two workers were installing a solid roof when they fell and slid down the roof.
Man Who Had Rooftop Standoff With Police Faces Several ChargesAn Anoka man who climbed atop a north Minneapolis home after fleeing law enforcement was charged Friday with multiple crimes. The Hennepin County Attorney's office says Richard Dean Podvin, 37, is charged with two counts of fifth-degree drug possession, one count of first-degree burglary, one count of a prohibited person in possession of a gun and one count of fleeing police in a motor vehicle.
Mpls. Couple Has Insurance Warning For HomeownersA Twin Cities couple calls their experience with an insurance company a lesson that all homeowners should learn. David Hettlinger and his wife are still trying to recover from a storm two summers ago.
Red Wing Storm Victims Pick Up The Pieces After Losing RoofThursday’s violent storms in Red Wing, Minn. were over in just a blink of an eye, but the damage was lasting. Scattered yellow insulation covered the trees and corn stubble in the southwestern Minnesota town. "It just happened so fast," Sally Lemmerhirt of Red Wing, Minn. said.
Update: Forest Lake Walmart Reopened After EvacuationThe Walmart in Forest Lake has been voluntarily evacuated Sunday afternoon due to a potentially dangerous snow load on the roof, according to the police. Police say the evacuation was prompted after an employee noticed what looked like a bend in the roof truss
Snow Causes Roof Collapse At Ramsey BusinessThe accumulation of heavy snow may have caused the roof of a Ramsey business to collapse early Friday afternoon. According to an employee, workers saw the roof of Pro Power Sports begin to sag, and then they heard rivets pop. All employees were able to escape the building before the roof collapsed, trapping trucks, snowmobiles and other products and equipment.
From Dome To Duffel: Minn. Man Makes Use Of Metrodome's RoofAt Target Field or the Xcel Energy Center, Jim Cunningham is always in on the action. He's been with the Wild since they began and the Twins even longer -- 18 years -- as a Game Host, entertaining fans and leading contest giveaways.
Metrodome Roof Structure Demolished With Blasts It's another milestone in the demolition of the Metrodome. On Sunday, the cables that supported the facility's famous roof were severed as construction crews set off about a dozen explosive charges.
Good Question ‘Reply All’: Snow, Super Bowl Ads & Lake IceDon from St. Anthony has four foot snow drifts on his roof, so he asked: Can too much snow cause a roof to collapse?
Minn. May Lead US In 2013 Natural Disaster ClaimsMove over, Florida. New numbers show that Minnesota could finish first when it comes to disaster insurance claims. Last year, Minnesota generated nearly $800 million in claims, and that's only through the third quarter. If you're wondering why your premium is going through the roof, you can blame what's falling on your roof. Hail from storms on Aug. 6 damaged roofs, windows and siding all over the south metro.