Boy, 12, Airlifted To Hospital After Firework Explodes In His Hand A 12-year-old boy in central Minnesota was hospitalized Monday after a firework explode in his hand.
'We Had To Do Something': Ham Lake, Forest Lake Take Different Approaches To July 4th CelebrationsDespite fireworks cancellations across Minnesota, the Ham Lake City Council voted unanimously to let the show go on at Lion's Park.
Fourth Of July Tips: How To Help Your Pet Stay Safe During Fireworks ShowsFor pets, the boom of the firework isn't something they're used to - and can be very unnerving.
Uptick In Fireworks Injuries Expected As More Consider Private Displays Due To COVID-19
Where To See July 4th Fireworks In Minnesota This YearWant to know where to see fireworks in Minnesota this July 4th? Many places have canceled or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but some other cities are still planning displays.
Incessant Fireworks Keeping Minneapolis Residents On Edge Amid Gun Violence BoomDuring a time when gun violence is becoming more common across Minneapolis, the consistent sound of fireworks is increasing fear and anxiety.
Big Lake Freedom Festival To Bring Fireworks, Socially-Distant Fun During PandemicThe COVID-19 pandemic forced many events to cancel, but as Gov. Tim Walz eased restrictions last week, one town northwest of the metro quickly organized a celebration.
Minnesota Man Recovering From Fireworks Injury To FaceA Minnesota man has facial wounds after being struck by a firework at a private residence north of Merrifield on Thursday night, the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies say the man was trying to light four boxes of aerial firework mortars when a firework went off and injured his face.
Where To View Fireworks In 2019Click on the city nearest to you to find information about their Fourth of July firework display plans.
Minnesota Weather: Skies Look To Be Clear For Fourth Of July FireworksThe Fourth of July forecast in Minnesota looks to be steamy with morning showers and storms, but skies look to clear ahead of evening fireworks displays.
Fourth Of July Safety: Tips To Keep You From Visiting The Emergency RoomThe Consumer Product Safety Commission says there are 280 people -- on average -- that go to the emergency room every day with firework-related injuries in the weeks surrounding the Fourth of July.
Officials Urge Caution When Calling 911 For Fireworks ComplaintsPolice ask that residents call 911 if they think property is in danger of catching fire or if someone is hurt.
Fireworks-Related Damages In Minn. Costing Thousands AnnuallyThe state of Minnesota blames fireworks for more than $5,700 in damage to homes and businesses each year.
Dog Owners Urged To Be Mindful Of Pets Ahead Of FireworksA good reminder for pet owners: Plan ahead before the Fourth of July fireworks start.
How Do Fireworks Work?WCCO-TV gets an inside look on what makes fireworks tick -- and boom!