With our wet spring, mosquitoes have been a major problem in Grand Forks. Monday night's citywide mosquito spraying brought the skeeter meter down from 94 to 24 Tuesday. But what about potential health risks from being exposed to the spray itself ? Cynthia Johnson reports.
Saturday was the first of 16 days that the Farmers Market will be happening in Grand Forks. While this day typically has people flocking in with the hopes of buying fresh produce, that hasn't been the case so far this year.RELATED CONTENT
Middle school students are getting some hands-on experience in the medical field. 56 young people from around North Dakota are participating in the third annual R-COOL-Health Scrubs Academy.RELATED CONTENT
While the warmer and drier weather is helping many farmers catch up, for others it's too late. The NDSU extension office estimates that only about half of the acres in Walsh and Pemina may get planted.RELATED CONTENT
It turns out you can make noise in the library after all. Youngsters took a break from reading at the Grand Forks Public Library Tuesday to sing songs and make some noise.RELATED CONTENT
FBI corrects earlier report, investigation continues in death of 3-year-old girl on Spirit Lake Nation
It's been six days since the FBI launched an investigation into the death of a three-year-old girl on the spirit lake reservation. Today the FBI said it mistakenly reported the sex of the child as male. No other new information about the case had been made public. The lack of information is frustrating child advocates working for the safety of children on the reservation.RELATED CONTENT
The city council voted 6 to 1 Monday in favor of banning employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The amendment applies to employees and applicants of the City of Grand Forks.
A lifeguard at the East Grand Forks pool came to the rescue of a boy who nearly drowned Sunday evening. 17-year-old Taylor Holweger just started her first job as a lifeguard at the East Grand Forks pool, and it really didn't take long to put her skill to the test.RELATED CONTENT
After calling his fellow council members "dead white males," Grand Forks city council member Tyrone Grandstrand speaks publicly for the first time to WDAZ-TV regarding his controversial Facebook post. Some of the councilors are upset by the comment, others are not. Grandstrand tells us he has apologized and it's time to move on.RELATED CONTENT
Construction crews at the Devils Lake airport made a grizzly discovery recently -- they found a set of human remains near where a new runway is slated to be built. The body was found in late May, causing a delay in the airport expansion project.RELATED CONTENT
A bomb threat this evening forced the evacuation of hundreds of shoppers at the Grand Forks Walmart.
U.S. Marine Chuck Lewis made it to Grand Forks today. He's on a 3,300 mile journey across America to raise money for wounded and disabled veterans. Chuck is 75 days into his walking for the fallen venture. Even though he just got to town, Chuck says he has already felt the spirit of Grand Forks.RELATED CONTENT
Friends and family of lifelong Edmore, North Dakota resident Helen Novacek say it's their turn to throw her a party today (Friday) on her 101st birthday. She's famous in Edmore for opening her home to anyone, one of the many reasons she is beloved by nearly everyone in town.RELATED CONTENT
The costs from our spring flooding after the late thaw continue to tally up. Today FEMA and North Dakota Emergency Management officials met in Grafton to talk damage.RELATED CONTENT
Minto residents are hoping to break a world record this weekend -- in the form of chili. The first ever Pot of Chili event starts Friday night and goes through Saturday night. They are hoping to cook one ton of chili, which would make it the largest pot of chili ever cooked.RELATED CONTENT