Arizona

Minnesota Man Dies In Skiing Accident In Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (AP/KVRR) — Authorities say a Minnesota man has died after a skiing accident at the Arizona Snowbowl Ski Resort in Flagstaff. Coconino County Sheriff’s officials say 61-year-old Michael Amiot died Tuesday morning after being injured on one of the more difficult runs. Details weren’t immediately released, but authorities say Amiot wasn’t wearing a helmet and suffered serious head…

Suspect in deaths of 4 Minnesotans found in SUV surrenders in Arizona

MENOMONIE, Wis. – A suspect in the shooting deaths of four Minnesotans who were found in an abandoned SUV in Wisconsin has surrendered to authorities in Arizona. The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that 38-year-old Antoine Darnique Suggs turned himself in to police in Gilbert, Arizona. The sheriff’s statement says Suggs had been living in the Phoenix area recently…

MN Health Commissioner concerned with Covid-19 calling the state a “hotspot”

More than a third of Minnesota counties have now had case rates of over 100 cases per ten thousand people.

MINNESOTA –  Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm says the state remains in a crucial stage as Covid-19 cases are expected to continue to rise. Commissioner Jan Malcolm is expecting the number of deaths related to Covid-19 to increase in the coming weeks. “We are in still a very critical spot in this pandemic in Minnesota. This is the worst spot…

Joe Biden addresses nation as vote count continues

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden stood on the cusp of winning the presidency Friday night, three days after Election Day, as the long, exacting work of counting votes widened his lead over President Donald Trump in critical battleground states. High turnout, a massive number of mail-in ballots and slim margins between the two candidates all contributed to the delay…

Dispute Over USDA Relief Payments Between North & South

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A nonpartisan report from the US Government Accountability Office reveals that Southern states have been receiving more in payouts from the USDA Market Facilitation Program than other regions. Farmers in states like Minnesota and North Dakota received on average between $29,000 and $36,000 in payouts from the program. In states like Georgia and Arizona, those payouts ranged…

Arizona Man Sentenced For Shooting & Robbery Last Year In Valley City

22-year-old Cornelious Johnson was given 10 years in prison for two counts of attempted murder and one count of robbery

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — A Mesa, Arizona man has been sentenced for a shooting and robbery in Valley City last November. 22-year-old Cornelious Johnson was given 10 years in prison for two counts of attempted murder and one count of robbery. The sentence was part of a plea deal in which he pleaded guilty to all three charges. The man…

No Trial For Man Accused Of Shooting A Man Last November In Valley City

22-year-old Cornelious Johnson has reached a plea deal in the case.

VALLEY CITY, N.D. — The trial for an Arizona man accused of shooting a man in Valley City last November has been called off. 22-year-old Cornelious Johnson has reached a plea deal in the case. He has pleaded guilty to attempted murder and robbery. Sentencing has been set for October 24. The man Johnson shot is now 20 and continues…

United Blood Services Is Now Known As Vitalant

It will be a unified brand for 127 donation centers nationwide

FARGO, N.D. — United Blood Services is getting a new name: Vitalant. It will be a unified brand for 127 donation centers nationwide. Vitalant will maintain the same community-based staff in every donation center. The centers and 30,000 mobile blood drives welcome more than 780,000 donors who supply 1.8 million donations per year. The national headquarters is based in Scottsdale, Arizona….

Memorials And Services Are Set For Arizona Sen. John McCain

Former Presidents Obama and Bush To Speak At Service, President Trump Not Invited To Attend

HOEVEN-ON-MCCAIN KLOBUCHAR-MCCAIN Whenever America was in a fight during his long lifetime, John McCain was in the thick of it. The Republican U.S. Senator from Arizona, and two-time candidate for president, died Saturday after fighting a brain tumor. He was 81. McCain will lie in state at the Arizona capitol on Wednesday with a memorial service on Thursday in Phoenix….

4 more Deaths Linked to Romaine Lettuce, 2 in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) – Four more deaths have been reported in the multi-state E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona, the CDC confirmed in a June 1 update. Two of the latest deaths were in Minnesota. According to the CDC, 25 more ill people from 13 states were added to the lettuce investigation since the last update on May 16. Three more…