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GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) - With temperatures expected to be well into the mid-60s Friday, police want pedestrians to be extra careful. Whether you're walking, riding a bike, or driving, your safety is a priority for local police. As spring nears, more people are expected to be outside and in potential danger.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) - More than 50 people sat in freezing temperatures all night for the opening of the new Einstein Bros. Bagels and Caribou Coffee in Grand Forks. Deb waited for 12 hours in below freezing temperatures for today's ribbon cutting to happen, the first in line for free coffee and bagels.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) - Grand Forks is full of historical places, and a Catholic school for children in pre-kindergarten through the fifth grade is hoping to be the next to be recognized. Just in time for its 100th anniversary, Saint Michael's Parochial School may be registered as a historic site.
UPDATE: The results are in, and voters in East Grand Forks decided it's worth a sales tax increase to pay for the city pool project. By a two to one margin voters approved a 1% sales tax increase to fund the $2 million project. If it was rejected, residents would have seen their property taxes go up by 5 percent for the next 20 years. ---------
DEVILS LAKE, ND (WDAZ-TV) - High schoolers from Devils Lake are heading to Colorado Springs to compete in the Junior Olympics next month. They shoot air rifles and pistols with near expert precision. And they're all in high school. Four kids from Devils Lake will compete in the Shooting Junior Olympic National Championships next month.
GRAFTON, ND (WDAZ-TV) - The National Guard has announced units in four cities across North Dakota will be dissolved. Carrington is the fifth added to that list, and more units closer to home are on the chopping block. The National Guard is leaving Grafton, Rugby, Mott, Bottineau and Carrington with a potential loss in Mayville. Soldiers will be at those facilities until August of 2017.
DEVILS LAKE, ND (WDAZ-TV) - Could a convention center be coming to the city? Despite a failed vote last year, taxpayer dollars are still in play. The Convention and Visitors Bureau is trying to get a hotel to partially fund the project. It could cost the city of Devils Lake about $4 million – a convention center with more than 5,500 square feet of ballroom space.
EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (WDAZ-TV) - The phones have been ringing non-stop today at Sanford Health Clinic in East Grand Forks. People aren't making appointments, but making miracles happen. Colt Iseminger, parent: "At the time he was only one month old, that's something that really kind of takes you down to your core."
DEVILS LAKE, ND (WDAZ-TV) - Plans to build a $200 million, 20,000-barrel-per-day oil refinery in Devils Lake that would have brought hundreds of jobs to the area, are no more. Talks of an oil refinery in Devils Lake have gone on for more than a year, expecting to bring hundreds of jobs to the region. But American Dakota Refinery has announced it has no plans to break ground.
DEVILS LAKE, ND (WDAZ-TV) - Police in the Lake Region are asking for your help in solving a crime. RV dealerships in Devils Lake and Rugby say thieves have broken into about 27 of their campers. Lake Region RV and Rugby RV and Homes are owned by the same people. The owners are down $7,000 in damages and property loss.