Oldest member of US Olympic team is a Michigan snowboarder who has unfinished business at Winter Games
Nick Baumgartner is from Iron River, which is way up in the Upper Peninsula. His sport is snowboard cross, and this Olympics is his fourth. He will be the oldest member of Team U.S.A. in Beijing as he turned 40-years old last month.
U.P. man charged with sexually assaulting child multiple times
MARQUETTE, MI -- An Iron River man has been charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of second-degree criminal sexual conduct after he allegedly assaulted a child multiple times. The alleged victim -- who is under 10 years old -- was forensically interviewed at the Caring House in Iron Mountain regarding the assaults. The victim told investigators details about the assaults, which she said took place more than four times, according to the news station. The girl allegedly said she was afraid to tell anyone because the suspect said he would “harm someone” if she said anything about the assaults. A $150,000 cash surety bond was set and Shumate is currently being held at the Iron County Jail.mlive.com
Michigan musician goes from Upper Peninsula to California to compete on ‘Jeopardy’
A musician from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula looks to dethrone the current “Jeopardy” champion tonight. Hernandez told WLUC-TV that she has been trying to get on the game of questions and answers ever since she turned 18. “I’ve been trying to get on for five years,” said Hernandez in an interview with WLUC. “I love Jeopardy. Steve Bright from Norwell, Massachusetts is the third contestant tonight, which is hosted by Bill Whitaker.mlive.com