Valleyfair Power Outage 15 Aug 12

The power went out at Valleyfair amusement park in Shakopee for over an hour late Tuesday afternoon, stranding numerous people on the park’s rides. The power was restored at 6pm Tuesday after being out for about an hour and a half. An Xcel Energy equipment failure is said to have caused the outage. Maintenance workers escorted people from the rides, and no injuries were reported.