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
Discrimination, future of curbside recycling program up for discussion at Grand Forks Council meeting
Monday night, the Grand Forks City Council will take up the issues of discrimination and the future of the city's recycling program.
A new school is expected to open in Grand Forks’ south end in 2015, and along with a new school comes a new name.
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 Parent and Child Center at the Grand Forks Air Force Base has announced that it will close its doors as of Monday, June 17. According to the base, the reason for the close is financial difficulties due to sequestration.
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
Drivers in Devils Lake say they're glad construction work on one of the main roads through town is wrapping up. The Department of Transportation just finished resurfacing College Drive in Devils Lake, from Highway 2 to north of Lake Region State College.RELATED CONTENT
The Cavalier motorcycle ride in is being called "Little Sturgis of the North" as it draws bikers from three states and Canada. Nancy Jenson joins us to talk about the event.RELATED CONTENT
There's a strong mix of reactions since we first reported Altru Hospital's low safety grade from a national survey. Altru's letter grade is a "D". The Leapfrog Group issued the report, ranking Altru in the bottom 10 percent of 2,500 hospitals studied.
The City of Crookston will spray for mosquitoes Thursday night. Crews will begin spraying at 7pm this evening and the entire town will be sprayed, weather permitting. Minto will follow suit Friday.