MICHIGAN

HOPE Inc. Hurricanes Taken Down By Russia At Sled Hockey Invitational

Executive Director Calls The Loss A "Heartbreaker"

Courtesy: Adair GrommeshGRAND RAPIDS, MI. — HOPE Inc. Hurricanes put up a good fight against Russia at the International Youth Sled Hockey Invitational. But it wasn’t enough for the win. The team lost 2-1. Adair Grommesh, executive director of HOPE Inc., calls it a heartbreaker but says the team played their hearts out in a very intense and physical game….

Rape Charge Filed Against Semi Driver Stopped On I-94 Near Moorhead

34-year-old Kenneth Zehnder has been charged in Stearns County District Court

STEARNS CO., Minn. — A semi driver from Lexington, Michigan who was pulled over on I-94 east of Moorhead Monday morning has been charged with raping a 15-year-old girl. 34-year-old Kenneth Zehnder has been charged in Stearns County District Court. The girl, who said she’d been with Zehnder for about a week, told investigators that he most recently assaulted her…

Rep. Omar Asks Other Members Of Congress To Visit Israel After Country Bans Her

Omar says she and Rep. Tlaib are being prevented from carrying out their duties as members of Congress

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) (second from left) Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) (fourth from left)ST. PAUL, Minn. — Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota is calling on other members of Congress to visit Israel while she and Rep. Rashida Tlaib cannot. “Denying a visit to duly elected members of congress is not consistent with being an ally,” said Omar. The women made…

DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/28/19 TORNADO EVENT

Nelson County Tornado

.OVERVIEW…A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS MOVED FROM CENTRAL ND INTO EASTERN ND THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON, AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. ONE CLUSTER OF STORMS BEGAN TO INTENSIFY OVER STUMP LAKE IN WESTERN NELSON COUNTY…AND DEVELOPED ONE OR MORE AREAS OF ROTATING UPDRAFT AND AN LARGE HAIL CORE AS IT PROGRESSED TO THE EAST. .TORNADO #1… WEST OF MICHIGAN ND RATING:…

Roseau High School Clay Target League Nabs National Championship

The 5-person team hit a total of 964 targets out of 1,000

ROSEAU, MN — Roseau High School has earned the right to brag about its clay target league. The school claimed the top title at the USA High School Clay Target League’s 2019 National Championship held in Mason, Michigan. The 5-person team hit a total of 964 targets out of 1,000. They beat 207 other teams to win the national title….

No Travel Advised For Jamestown, Valley City, Michigan and Surrounding Areas

A Travel Alert is in effect for the northeastern portion of North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. —  The North Dakota Department of Transportation along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol have issued a No Travel Advisory for portions of eastern North Dakota due to snow/ice covered roads and reduced visibility creating hazardous driving conditions. Cities included in the No Travel Advisory are Jamestown, Valley City, Edgeley, Ellendale, Oakes, Cooperstown, Michigan, Larimore and surrounding areas.  A No Travel Advisory means…

North Dakota Couple Gets Really Close To A Brown Bear

Marv Narum's Wife Deb Snapped The Picture

MICHIGAN, N.D. — A Michigan, North Dakota man had a really close encounter with a bear. A neighbor told Marv Narum Thursday morning that a bear was spotted on his property. Narum got into his pickup and as you can see he found that bear. He estimated it was around 6 feet tall and weighed 300 pounds. The brown bear…

Minnesota Zamboni Driver Selected to Drive for Olympic Winter Games

Adam Stirn never set out to make this a career. KMSP Fox 9's Rob Olson Reports from Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota man is headed to the Olympics…for the art of the Zamboni. Adam Stirn never set out to make this a career. “It was a college job back in Michigan,” Stirn said. “I was just looking for some extra money and decided to get a job at the ice arena.” Four years into his day job at…

North Dakota Expanding Hay Donation Lottery

The first lottery drawing will be in September

  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota is expanding its hay donation lottery to ranchers struggling with the drought in surrounding states. The lottery is now open to producers in South Dakota and Montana. NDSU, the state Ag Department and Ag Community Relief set up a site on the college campus to accept hay donations that will be given to producers…

Minnesota Lawmakers Looking for Harsher Penalties for Genital Cutting of Children

Prosecutors say the girls were brought to Michigan by their mothers

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota lawmakers are moving to levy harsh penalties on parents who subject their children to genital cutting after a Detroit-area doctor was charged. Dr. Jumana Nagarwala was charged last week with female genital mutilation and other crimes for allegedly performing the procedure on two seven-year-old Minnesota girls. The manager of the clinic and his wife…