Rocked By Tragedy, Minnehaha Academy Rebuilt And Set To ReopenIt was a day none who were there will ever forget. The stately school along West River Parkway was decimated by a power natural gas explosion and in shambles. The blast left two adored staffers dead and nine others injured. From tragedy, however, comes a new beginning.
Viral Video: Minnesota Teen Schools Steph Curry, Dunks On HimA good way to go viral online is to get video of yourself outplaying NBA star Steph Curry, who had invited you to an elite basketball camp for young players, and dunking on the back-to-back MVP winner.
5 New Lawsuits Filed In Fatal Minnehaha Academy Explosion
Utilities Commission Discusses Safety Plan In Wake Of Fatal ExplosionThe Minnesota Public Utilities Commission met with natural gas utility companies Monday to hear feedback on the use of Excess Flow Valves. The talks come after a gas explosion killed two people at a Minneapolis school in 2017.
2 Years After Deadly Explosion, New Minnehaha Academy Close To CompletionThe end of the school year marks the beginning of a new chapter at one Minneapolis school.
2 Teachers At Minnehaha Academy Challenge Students With ‘Innovative Lab’It is Wednesday when WCCO This Morning surprises an Excellent Educator. This week with not one, but two teachers who are being recognized for their contributions in the classroom.
Minnehaha Academy Celebrates New Building A Year After Deadly ExplosionEven for the most optimistic, it was hard to imagine Minnehaha Academy moving past last year's explosion. President Donna Harris suffered two sprained ankles and a concussion, but never lost sight of turning tragedy into triumph.
Excellent Educator: Emily Firkus Of Minnehaha AcademyEmily Firkus is a middle school science teacher a Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis who combines hands-on learning with real-world problem solving.
Rising From The Ashes, Minnehaha Academy Remembers Deadly Explosion One Year LaterHundreds reflected Thursday at a ceremony of memory and hope.
Minnehaha Academy Graduate's Podcast On School Explosion Recognized By The New York TimesA Minnehaha Academy graduate turned tragedy into storytelling through her podcast "August 2nd Stories."
9 Months After School Explosion, Minnehaha Academy Seniors GraduateIt was an emotional evening for a group of Twin Cities seniors as they said goodbye to friends, teachers and what's left of Minnehaha Academy.
Minnehaha Academy Seniors Return To Campus Before GraduationMembers of the class of 2018 will graduate from a high school they hardly stepped foot in this year.
Center Point Energy Settles Lawsuit Over Death In Minnehaha Academy ExplosionCenter Point Energy has settled a lawsuit over the explosion at Minnehaha Academy last summer.
Minnehaha Academy Unveils Rebuild PlansSchool leaders Friday unveiled plans to rebuild a Twin Cities academy leveled by a deadly blast.
Contractor Fined $50K In Minnehaha Academy Gas ExplosionThe contractor involved in the Minnehaha Academy explosion is contesting fines for OSHA violations.