On this day in 2010...


The Metrodome roof collapses due to a storm that dumped as much as 20 inches of snow on some parts of the metro area.

The collapse, which happened around 5 a.m. on this day three years ago, was the fifth time the roof had caved since stadium construction was finished in 1982.

The collapse forced the Vikings, who were scheduled to play the New York Giants that same day, to relocate not only that game, but the rest of their home slate as well.

Minnesota would play New York in Ford Field in Detroit the next night and the Bears at TCF Bank Stadium the following week to conclude their "home" schedule, before finishing the season off with a win in Philadelphia and a return trip to Ford Field, this time to play a team actually from Detroit, the Lions.

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Child hospitalized after drowning in Ham Like

Their current condition is not known.


Man dies after falling from pontoon, being swept under boat

Friends believe he struck the motor while under the boat.


Man drowns in St. Croix River at William O'Brien State Park

It's not clear what caused the 46-year-old to go under.


Man, 66, dies after his ATV was hit by a minivan on highway

It happened in Renville County Friday evening.

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Rochester suddenly shuts down recently opened parking ramp

Original plans for the parking lot included housing above it, but issues with construction prevented it from being built.

Mudcat Grant

Former Twins pitcher Jim "Mudcat" Grant dies at 85

Grant was a critical piece of the 1965 AL Championship team but did much more.

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Lake Elmo among latest MN cities to implement outdoor watering ban

The ban prohibits automatic or mechanical watering outdoors in an effort to conserve water during the period of extreme heat.

LRT trail in Hopkins.

Police: Suspect assaulted woman on LRT trail in Hopkins

They're asking for the public's help tracking him down.