Republican state Sen. Torrey Westrom plans to announce his bid for the U.S. House on Thursday. Westrom has scheduled appearances in Moorhead and his hometown of Elbow Lake.
Authorities in Grant County, which is in northwestern Minnesota near Fergus Falls, are advising no travel in the area due to poor bad road conditions and poor visibility.
A 58-year-old Dalton, Minn. man died after his pickup truck left the road near Elbow Lake, Wis. Tuesday evening.
Minnesota Rep. Torrey Westrom says he hopes his temporary role as House speaker will help motivate others who “have a challenge in their life.”