THOMPSON, ND (WDAZ-TV) - Crews battled a garage fire Tuesday evening on Wolf Circle, just a few miles from King's Walk Golf Course. The call came in shortly after 9 p.m. Firefighters from Thompson and Manvel were informed two cars are in the garage which is attached to a house. No word of any injuries or how the fire started. WDAZ will have much more on this story as it develops.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) - Traffic troubles have already started for people who take DeMers Avenue in Grand Forks to work or school. This first phase of preventative maintenance stretches from I-29 to Columbia. The second phase goes from Columbia to Washington. Some drivers are already taking detours. Engineers said Monday the project is set to be completed by mid-July. Just last week the DOT told WDAZ it would likely take until September.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) - WDAZ is excited to debut a new segment: Ag All Stars. This week we meet a teacher in Grafton developing an ag education program for 8th-12th graders.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) - They claim the university turned their backs on them. Now students and athletes are doing the same to President Kennedy and the rest of his administration. A large group of student athletes was originally supposed to gather Sunday at noon, but that was postponed to Monday. The coordinator tells me he was expecting more than seventy students to show up at the High Performance Center to literally "turn their backs" on UND’s administration, but most of them backed out.
EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (WDAZ-TV) - The city of East Grand Forks is trying to figure out how much to invest into the golf business. The city and golf course maintain Valley Golf Course is in solid financial position, but the city is considering increasing financial support of the privately owned course to make it better to compete with Grand Forks. However, a dollar figure has not been determined. City leaders see arguments both ways. They view it as an important economic driver for the community.
Polk County, Minn. (WDAZ)--- A lieutenant with the Grand Forks Police Department tells WDAZ that the SWAT Team was dispatched to an incident in Polk County earlier today. He says the request was made by the Polk County Sheriff's Department. Calls to the Sheriff have not yet been returned. We have a reporter on scene and will bring you the latest as more details become available.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) - There are still plenty of you suffering with sickness right now, but there's hope for procrastinators in this week's "What's Going Around." Dr. Colleen Swank with Altru says children and adolescents in Devils Lake, Grand Forks, and Crookston are suffering from cough, fever, and runny nose. She says some of these cases are due to the flu or presumed flu, others are due to other viruses that cause upper respiratory infections.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) - At least 3 top administrators at UND are leaving the university. Peter Johnson is the interim vice president for university and public affairs, as well as UND spokesman. His position is being eliminated. Johnson will resign July 1, along with interim vice-president for student affairs, Laurie Betting. Betting’s position is being combined with the current dean of student's job. Johnson and Betting both took buyouts. As of 2014, both were making roughly $130,000 a year.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) – The Grand Forks Police Department is investigating a vehicle pedestrian crash near the area of South 21st Street and 11th Avenue South for the report...
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) - The medicine prescribed for what's going around this week may do more harm than good. A local doctor says antibiotics might not be the cure...