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GRAND FORKS, N.D.—The halls of a northern Valley museum were filled with the sounds of an award winning musical group. A three person musical ensemble, Prima Trio, played at the North Dakota Museum of Art Sunday afternoon. This group climbed to fame in 2007, when they won gold medals at the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. They've played around the midwest and in places as far as Italy. They say the real passion for what they do comes from the joy of playing together.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Families who have loved ones with special needs, came together for a day of bonding on ice. Sunday afternoon, people young and old took to the skating rink, as part of the TACA Autism support Organization. It encouraged hesitant skaters to come to the event and create long lasting memories. Volunteers from the UND Hockey Cheerleaders were also there to help lend a helping hand to kids who never skated before.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- The University of North Dakota is giving it's campus a makeover based on recommendations from students. WDAZ's Danielle Saitta tells us why you may see changes when you're trying to drive through campus. "Students are going in and out of the buildings all day long, so if anyone is going to know what they want in the campus, it's the students," says Logan McCollough.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- The governor is trying to keep more young professionals in Grand Forks. WDAZ's Danielle Saitta tells us the suggestions to make the city more appealing. Mya Jackson is a high school senior with big dreams - but not here in Grand Forks. "Personally, I want to get out of here," says Mya Jackson, high school student. It's a common trend -- young people finding better opportunities outside of the city and the state.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- Despite the brutal temperatures, construction on a new place for the homeless is right on track. WDAZ's Danielle Saitta tells us how it couldn't come at a better time. What was once Royce La Grave Park, the corner of Walnut and 1st Avenue, is now the site of the newest affordable housing project for people in Grand Forks who don't have a place to call their own
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- It's been called a breakthrough in de-icing technology, but today it was not used on the icy roads. WDAZ's Danielle Saitta tells us why the Grand Forks Streets Department's newest tool was not used and when it will be again. Icy roads will always call for cautious driving. Even with sand put down by the streets department in Grand Forks -- the roads were still slippery.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- We are in the middle of winter, and your skin might be taking the brunt of these brutal temperatures. WDAZ's Danielle Saitta has some tips that might help to hydrate your skin, and tells us why your moisturizer might not be working. As a relentless arctic blast clamps down on the region with sub zero temperatures -- many of our bodies are taking a beating.
HALLOCK, MN (WDAZ-TV) -- A fire nearly destroys a family business that's been around for six decades. WDAZ's Danielle Saitta is in Hallock tonight to tell us how the fire could have been much worse. Gary Koop is the owner of Hallock Electric. This business has been family owned for fifty-nine years.