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Sanford POWER Basketball Academy Launches Under Freddy Coleman

Kids will learn skills like dribbling, passing, and shooting

FARGO, N.D. — With basketball season approaching, there’s a new opportunity for kids of all ages to learn the sport from a former NDSU standout. Freddy Coleman is leading the Sanford POWER Basketball Academy. He played basketball at NDSU from 2006–2011 and coached at Concordia and NDSU. “I’ve always had a passion for young people, kids in particular. Basketball is something…

West Fargo Police Explorer Post Lets Youth Get a Taste of Law Enforcement

The program goes through the majority of what's covered at the police academy

WEST FARGO, N.D. — If you know someone who’s in high school or college who might be interested working in law enforcement, they can start exploring early. The West Fargo Police Explorer Post lets young people get a taste of the field. “Growing up in the field, it’s kind of hard field to turn away from when you’re brought up in…

Details of Lawsuit Released in Deadly Minnehaha Academy Explosion

An attorney representing Ruth Berg's family thinks the gas company is to blame. KMSP Reporter Paul Blume reports from Mendota Heights.

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn — The family of the woman who died in the explosion at Minnehaha Academy is taking action against the gas company. They claim the company didn’t do enough and were only out to save themselves. “This is like the most obvious & classic errors that could possibly be conceived,” said attorney Fred Pritzker who represents the family…

Family of Woman Killed in Minnehaha Academy Explosion Suing Construction Company

The lawsuit also states the company failed to warn school officials about the "high degree of danger."

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. — The family of one of the people killed in the explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis has filed a lawsuit against the construction company. The family of Ruth Berg, the school receptionist who was killed in the explosion on August 2nd, says CenterPoint Energy “ran to save themselves” rather than warn people inside the school about…

Students at Minnehaha Academy Head Back to School

An explosion destroyed part of their campus in Minneapolis last month

  MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. — Students at Minnehaha Academy’s Upper School headed back to school at their new home in Mendota Heights. An explosion destroyed part of their campus in Minneapolis last month. Classes are being held on the former site of Brown College, located in an industrial park about six miles south of Minnehaha Academy’s Minneapolis campus. The site…

Minnehaha Academy Fatal Explosion: “A Bible Verse Comes to Mind”

People caught in the building talk about what it was like to try to escape before the explosion. Reporter Karen Scullin from KMSP Fox 9 Reports from Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Two people are dead after a gas explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis. The school’s custodian was pulled from the rubble last night. Caught in the explosion, a terrifying and surreal moment for those inside Minnehaha Academy when a portion of it blew up. “Yeah, it felt like somebody pushed you down,” said school accountant, Joel Maart….