Advertisement

Neighbors of Minnehaha Academy remember tragedy as school prepares to reopen

Updated: August 19, 2019 10:19 PM

Students and staff held a celebration Monday for Minnehaha Academy's new upper campus.

A ribbon-cutting and walk took place at the school.

Advertisement

This is more than two years after an explosion leveled the school and killed two employees.

Minnehaha Academy shows off remodel 2 years after explosion

Some of the features at the new school,  include large open rooms with plenty of natural light.

There will also be tributes on display for the two school workers who died.

Neighbors of the school will never forget the tragedy. 

"All I could see is dust debris just going everywhere," neighbor Judith Lies said. "I ran to the phone and called 911. The person at 911 said 'You're the first call did this really happen?'"

The first day of classes is Wednesday.

Connect with KSTP


Join the conversation on our social media platforms. Share your comments on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages.

Credits

Joe Mazan

Copyright 2019 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Advertisement

Texas officer charged with murder, resigns after shooting

St. Louis Park couple charged after 1-year-old overdoses on fentanyl

Fairmont hires outside investigator to look at city's role in expiring cases

Minnesota lawmakers unveil plan for legislation aimed at robocalls

Man charged in connection to shooting of South St. Paul officers pleads guilty

High school football player who collapsed on field died of congenital heart disease

Advertisement