Wisconsin Dells

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2014

    Top 10 Must-See Minnesota Music Videos This Week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. Chris Koza's new video for "Electric Tide" is a highlight of this week's videos. We've also got new clips from Rabbit Holes, Catbath, Nallo, Skittish, Magic Castles, and a s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    Coffee shop first date live-tweeted by City Pages blogger, hilarity ensues

    Last night, yours truly was chilling out at his favorite coffee joint when an attractive blonde sat down at the neighboring table.SEE ALSO: Strangers at the Twins game: A blind date outing in their own tweets She looked like she was waiting for someone, and lo and behold, about 15 minutes later a yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Teagan Marti's family settles in Terminal Velocity plunge

    The Terminal Velocity ride at Wisconsin Dells​In the end, Extreme World at Wisconsin Dells really had little option but to settle out of court with the family of 12-year-old Teagan Marti.She's the Florida girl who plunged 100 feet to the ground on the Extreme Velocity ride this summer, and who's p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Terminal Velocity report details Teagan Marti's gut-wrenching accident

    Terminal Velocity: The view through the hatch.​The Sauk County Sheriff's Office has released statements from witnesses to Teagan Marti's gut-wrenching 100-foot fall to the ground on the Terminal Velocity ride at Wisconsin Dells. The portrait painted by the ride's operator, Chuck Carnell, two oth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    Charles Carnell almost killed Teagan Marti on a Dells ride, but he's back at work

    Terminal Velocity: this ride nearly killed Teagan Marti​You'd think that the ride operator who sent a 12-year-old girl in a 100-foot freefall that nearly took her life would want to find a new line of work. But nope. Charles Carnell is back on the job at Wisconsin Dells.

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Teagan Marti likely paralyzed after Terminal Velocity fall

    Terminal Velocity: a girl is likely paralyzed because of this ride​Teagan Marti, who plunged 100 feet to the ground when a ride failed on Friday, woke up from a four-day coma today and cannot move. Her father says that it is likely that Teagan is paralyzed and will never walk again.

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Teagan Marti fell 100 feet to ground on Terminal Velocity

    Image via YouTubeThe view down to the Terminal Velocity net -- when it's off the ground the way it's supposed to be.​That net that was supposed to catch 12-year-old Teagan Marti on the Terminal Velocity ride at Wisconsin Dells? When she was released from 100 feet in the air, it was laying on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2010

    Extreme World Terminal Velocity ride fails for 12-year-old girl

    Image via YouTubeTerminal Velocity is closed after its safety net failed​When it works as advertised, the Extreme World Terminal Velocity ride at Wisconsin Dells hauls you into the sky aboard a special cage. Then you do a free-fall drop into in a big net and get lowered to the ground. But it d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Rev. Patrick Umberger blames prostate for trailing boys into Dells bathroom

    Umberger's been charged with posessing child porn​Good, clean fun at the Wisconsin Dells may have been what the Rev. Patrick Umberger had on his mind last year at the Noah's Ark Water Park. Parents and security guards caught him following little boys in a public restroom. Big misunderstanding ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    People flocking to Minn. for welfare? Not really

    Memorial Day weekend's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp.

  • News

    December 10, 2003

    The Drinking Life

    When your soul feels as cold as a frozen burrito in January