What Causes Sinkholes To Open Up?Naturally-occurring sinkholes often happen in places where limestone exists underground. The rain or groundwater slowly eats away at the limestone, dissolving it, and creating a hole.
Water Main Break Leads To Sinkhole On St. Paul's Kellogg BoulevardSt. Paul Public Works says the sinkhole appeared in front of Kelly’s Depot Bar on East Kellogg Boulevard in the city’s Lowertown neighborhood.
Officials: I-694 Sinkhole Repairs Ahead Of ScheduleOfficials in Oakdale say repairs to a water main that caused a sinkhole Sunday on Interstate 694 are ahead of schedule, meaning the interstate could open to traffic soon.
I-694 Closes In East Metro Due To Sinkhole, Water Main BreakInterstate 694 closed Sunday morning in the east metro following a water main break.
4 Things To Know: 52 Dead In Mexican Prison Fight, New Lincoln Artifact, Obama On Ellen & MoreFrom a Mexican prison fight that left 52 inmates dead to a new Abraham Lincoln artifact lent to an Indiana museum, here's a look at the top four stories from Feb. 12, 2016.
Minn. Storm Causes Massive Sinkhole, Mobile Park DamageWe're seeing the effects of all that rainfall in several spots around the metro. Strong winds and soggy ground were too much for the trees at a mobile home park in Princeton. More than a dozen huge trees fell, damaging homes and cars.
Finding Minnesota: The Sinkhole Capital Of The U.S.Many communities in Minnesota take pride in their oversized attractions. Red Wing, for example, has the world’s largest leather boot while Darwin has the largest ball of twine. But fewer know about Fountain’s claim to fame: the number of spots where the ground has collapsed.
MnDOT: Sinkhole Has Highway 10 Partially ClosedAn Elk River sinkhole has the left lane of westbound Highway 10, just east of Main Street, closed, MnDOT said. Crews are working and the lane is expected to re-open by 4 p.m. Friday as the pavement needs more time to set because of the hot weather.
Repairs Begin At Robbinsdale SinkholeCrews are now working to repair a Robbinsdale sinkhole caused by a water main break.
Robbinsdale Water Main Break Causes Sinkhole, Road Closures Witnesses say a water main broke at 42nd Avenue and Bottineau Boulevard in Robbinsdale, causing the pavement to buckle and then sink.
Water Main Break Caused Burnsville SinkholeA sinkhole that opened up Wednesday night in Burnsville could cause some big problems for people trying to get to work Thursday.
Water Main Break Causes Sinkhole In BurnsvilleCrews in Burnsville are working to repair a sinkhole that was caused by a water main break Wednesday night, city officials said.
Giant Sinkhole Poses Threat To Drivers In St. PaulA section of an off-ramp in St. Paul has been closed because a sinkhole.