A fire broke out early Sunday morning at the Buck Hill ski and snowboard area in Burnsville. KARE 11 reports flames were shooting through a temporary tent structure when firefighters arrived. The haunted house was under construction and scheduled to open early next month. No injuries were reported and the cause of the blaze is still under investigation.
18-year-old from Zumbrota dies in Goodhue County crash
The crash happened in rural Goodhue County around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday.
3 Minneapolis beaches closed due to E. coli contamination
No illnesses have been reported, according to the MPRB.
'Hockeyland' documentary debuting in Minnesota movie theaters
The documentary has received great reviews at numerous film festivals.
Former Minnesota Olympic runner accused of driving drunk in Eden Prairie crash
Police said the man's blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit.
Woman fighting for her life after shooting in Minneapolis
The woman was shot only about a half-hour after a 14-year-old suffered critical injuries in an apparent accidental discharge.
Two students face discipline over racist messages at Prior Lake High School
Families and students were largely uncooperative with the investigation.
Cause of Hopkins house explosion that killed couple revealed
Sharon and Herb Vassar were killed in the explosion. Herb built the home back in 1962.
Charges: Minnesota camp counselor fired arrows at kids, injuring boy
An 8-year-old boy was shot in the arm with an arrow.
Two Harbors votes overwhelmingly to recall Mayor Chris Swanson
The mayor had been scrutinized for several things leading up to the vote Tuesday.
Suspected gunman at large after homicide near Albert Lea
The 32-year-old suspect was last seen in a 2004 white Ford F-150 with Minnesota license number EUZ-057.
Groom tomb: Minnesotans wed in haunted house
Stephen and Teresa Datta flew from Rochester to Pontiac, Mich., to be married at the Erebus Haunted Attraction, one of the world's largest haunted houses, the Oakland Press reports. They both wore black and she carried a bouquet of black flowers. They were married by a TV show host dressed as a warewolf.
Blaze destroys town's 120-year-old hotel
A fire that likely started early Friday in the basement of the once-grand Columbian Hotel in the small western Minnesota town of Ortonville quickly consumed the structure, firefighters said. The building had been under renovation, the Star Tribune reports.
Investigators can't find cause of fire that destroyed historic Freeport mill
Investigators could not determine what caused the blaze that destroyed the landmark Swany White mill. The deputy state fire marshal said in a report released Tuesday that he could not conduct a thorough investigation because crews demolished the building to ensure the fire was out.
Wild Mountain opens for business, Afton Alps tests snow machines
Ready for winter? The ski and snowboard season has arrived early in Minnesota. Wild Mountain Ski and Snowboard in Taylor Falls is officially open for business, according to WCCO. It is reportedly the first ski area to open in the country. A spokesperson at Afton Alps also says crews are testing snow machines earlier than normal this year.
Massive fire destroys historic flour mill
A massive fire Tuesday evening destroyed the Swany White flour mill in Freeport, Minn. The entire structure collapsed as bystanders filled the streets of the Central Minnesota town to watch firefighters battle the flames, which could be seen for miles.
Fire destroys northern Minnesota town's only grocery store
Fire destroyed Zup's grocery store in Babbitt and an adjoining drug store. The Duluth News Tribune reports three other businesses suffered water damage. The total damage is estimated at $1 million.
Are Vergas' highways really haunted? Tune in to the SyFy network and see
Minnesota may not be able to lay claim to Bigfoot. But at least we've got the Hairy Man of Vergas. Or is that shaggy dude more fiction than science? Perhaps Tuesday night's installment of Haunted Highway will help you decide.
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