Weather Forecast


Tribal chairman Russ McDonald's thoughts on President's historic visit

2 / 3
3 / 3

President Obama and his staff met briefly with tribal chairs before his speech in Cannon Ball, including Spirit Lake tribal chairman Russ McDonald.

Reporter Adam Ladwig caught up with chairman McDonald to get his thoughts on today's historic visit.

Adam Ladwig

Adam Ladwig joined WDAZ as the Devils Lake bureau reporter in January, 2012. Prior to that he reported for KDUH-TV in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Adam has won multiple awards during his time at WDAZ, including an Eric Sevareid award and a Regional Emmy Award as part of team coverage during the search for Anthony Kuznia.  A Colorado native, Adam graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in Journalism. He misses the Rocky Mountains, but the kind people of North Dakota more than make up for that. He is thrilled to be in the Lake Region, telling stories that matter. In his spare time, Adam is usually futilely attempting to get in shape, or cheering for his beloved Denver Broncos.