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Mpls. Couple Has Insurance Warning For Homeowners

A 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.

09/03/2014

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Red Wing Storm Victims Pick Up The Pieces After Losing Roof

Thursday’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.

05/09/2014

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Update: Forest Lake Walmart Reopened After Evacuation

The 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

03/09/2014

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Snow Causes Roof Collapse At Ramsey Business

The 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.

02/21/2014

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From Dome To Duffel: Minn. Man Makes Use Of Metrodome’s Roof

At 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.

02/03/2014

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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.

02/02/2014

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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Snow, Super Bowl Ads & Lake Ice

Don from St. Anthony has four foot snow drifts on his roof, so he asked: Can too much snow cause a roof to collapse?

01/31/2014

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Minn. May Lead US In 2013 Natural Disaster Claims

Move 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.

01/09/2014

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WCCO-TV Brings The Past To New Heights With The Weather Watcher

WCCO-TV’s downtown Minneapolis location will now feature one of the city’s most unique rooftop spaces with a highly visible exclamation point provided by a new landmark that is reminiscent of a local icon that was destroyed in a Thanksgiving Day fire 31 years ago.

11/15/2013

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Roof Collapses, Traps 2 Workers Inside Building

Two workers were trapped inside the old Dodge Center Maintenance Building when the roof collapsed Tuesday afternoon.

11/20/2012

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Restaurateur To Bring U.S.’s Biggest Retractable Roof To Mpls

You could think of Union’s rooftop as the Maserati convertible of restaurants.

07/25/2012

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Record Warmth May Mean Record Year For Some Businesses

March will likely go down as the warmest on record in more than 100 years. That’s also bringing record years for all sorts of businesses, too.

03/28/2012

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1 Year Ago: The Day The Metrodome Roof Collapsed

It was a year ago when the unthinkable happened — the weight of several inches of snow toppled the roof of the Metrodome.

12/11/2011

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Dayton Says Vikes Stadium Should Have Fixed Roof

The Vikings final pre-season game is Thursday night and that’s kicking off a lot of talk about a new stadium.

09/01/2011

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Vikes Make Dome Debut, Fans Question If They Will Stay

The Vikings made their Minnesota debut at the newly renovated Metrodome Saturday night, when they lost 23-17 to the Dallas Cowboys.

08/27/2011

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