GRAND FORKS - City engineers are hoping to give the green light to a pricey project. Stoplights all around Grand Forks, including here at the corner of 4th Avenue South and Cherry Street are over 50 years old. City leaders say they need to be updated and repaired in order to keep them up and running properly. Red light, green light.
MCVILLE, N.D. - Knowing your rights is important, but many seniors living in nursing homes may not know what those right are. WDAY News went to one facility where seniors don’t have to fight for their rights. At the care center in Nelson County, there are tons of activities each day. "It's a wonderful place to be,” Resident Doris Schiele said. With nearly 40 residents, there's always something to do.
GRAND FORKS - Flu season could be longer locally, as the first case of the flu was diagnosed in Grand Forks. Dr. Cedric Masa at Aurora Urgent Care says he diagnosed a female patient on Monday morning, months before he usually sees the flu. The doctor says he called the North Dakota Department of Health to report the case, and found this is the first this season.
GRAND FORKS — A University of North Dakota student is recovering after a train ran over him. Business owner Bob Wedin saw a shocking sight — a trail of blood — near his warehouse on Dyke Avenue.
GRAND FORKS, MN--The Fighting Hawks are preparing to swoop over Manitoba--and this year, and this year, Hawk fans will have a championship experience. "I'm really pumped. I'm excited for hockey to be back. And it's been a long summer,” said Senior, Matthew Peffer. Fighting Hawks fans are ready for hockey season.
MINTO, ND--A local mom is teaming up with her friends to help newborn babies. Kayla Gowan's son Stetson was born this summer. He was diagnosed with Down Syndrome and needed emergency surgery and had to be airlifted to Rochester, Minnesota.
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. - A winter storm is smacking the region. Streets crews spent the day preparing for slick roads. "Less work for spring if I can clean some of it up now,” Thief River Falls resident Jill Tunberg said. It's the last day for Jill Tunberg's garden in Thief River Falls. She's clearing her beets for the winter.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. - A local man died on Wednesday night, following a after a tragic accident. He was struck by a car last night while walking on a Devils Lake Highway. It was on Highway 20 just south of Devils Lake where Clarence Brown was walking when he was hit by a car. It was a rare call. "They don't happen very often,” Ramsey County Sheriff Steve Nelson said.
THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. - Drivers headed to and from Thief River Falls could soon hit the gas a little harder. In Thief River Falls, the county wants to change a speed from 55 to 60. A 40-mile stretch between East Grand Forks and Thief River Falls is too slow for some drivers. "The biggest problem is very slow moving traffic. Sometimes we see that along there,” Thief River Falls resident Rodney Halvorson said.
GRAND FORKS, ND--Families in need have more fresh food options after a local grandmother grew a ton of vegetables. But she wasn't the only one that pitched in. Vegetable by vegetable, volunteers harvested the last of this summer’s crop. "Cucumbers tomatoes corn. All that healthy stuff,” said Volunteer, Sabine Quackenbush.