NTSB Report: Workers Thought Crucial Valve Was Shut On Minnehaha Academy Gas MeterA federal agency’s final report on the fatal Minnehaha Academy gas explosion says that the contractors hired to move the school’s meters mistakenly thought a crucial valve was shut when it was actually open, spewing gas into the building as pipes were taken apart.
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."