MICHIGAN, ND (WDAZ)---We don't know much about this week's Gem of the Week, but there's one thing we do know---they are rich for life. A sleepy town off Highway 2 between Grand Forks and Devils Lake. The Nelson County community is rich in history and that history may get a lot richer. "We can't believe nobody has claimed it,” said Store Owner, Kathy Gilbertson.
THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN--The big game is this weekend, and with it comes a big appetite for football fans. If you are looking for a last minute recipe for the Super Bowl - this week's Gem has a quick and easy one for you - and tasty too. Days before the big game, Andy Dagg is working on his super recipe. A cucumber dip.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--He's known as the face of UND hockey. This week’s Gem is credited as the man behind their historic success even though he has never laced up the skates. It’s game day, and the cars file into the Ralph Parking lot. It’s not a home game--the fans are packing busses to follow their beloved hockey team on the road.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--A pillar in several communities throughout the Valley is receiving national recognition that many say to be long overdue. Sheriff Bob Rost leaves the office for a very important call..... “My whole career, I tried to make a difference,” said Bob. Bob isn’t responding to a 9-11 call.
GRAFTON, ND (WDAZ)--It’s a display like none other in the Red River Valley. He spreads Christmas cheer to hundreds of people of all ages--many of whom are people he has never met. This light fanatic does it to keep his community shining bright--along with keeping a bright spot in his heart. When night falls, cars slowly creep up on 425 West 15th Street in Grafton, to check out a vibrant spectacle.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--A company man, a community man who you can literally call the town’s lifeline. Tucked away in a cubicle, Wayne Mitterling is busy on his computer. “I’m surprised, myself, 40 years,” said Mitterling. He’s held various positions with Marvin Windows and Doors in Warroad.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)—Two college students are behind bars after being accused of bringing 336 thousand dollars of drugs to the region to sell. On Monday, two college students were not in class—but behind bars. The students were accused of brining hundreds of thousands of dollars of drugs to the region to sell. Packaged and ready for sale on the streets of the Upper Red River Valley, the Grand Forks Narcotics Task Force says the students appeared to be in possession of 336 thousand dollars of weed.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)—Police are investigating a bizarre shooting incident in Grand Forks. WDAZ’s Matt Henson has been tracking down developments from investigators regarding an unusual shooting. Police were not notified of the shooting until the victim walked into the ER with a gunshot wound. Deputies and city officers rolled into Altru just after 1 PM on Tuesday, November 7, to try and piece together what happened.
MINOT, ND (WDAZ)—About 65 hundred airmen and women are stationed at the Minot Air Force Base. Tonight they are busy preparing for what could be its toughest mission of all time.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)—A local teacher is working to fulfill the dreams that her friend left behind. Mary Stammen was all smiles as she placed backpacks across the gym floor at Peter Boe Elementary in Mayville. But at the same time—the Special Education teacher was fighting back sadness. “I'd rather have Ann doing this with me then me doing this in honor of her, because this is what Ann is all about,” said Stammen.