GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--North Dakota Museum of Art is hosting a Drawn to Paint summer camp this week. This is just one of 11 camps that they are hosting through the summer for kids and teens. The museum tells us that the demand for camps that focus on the arts has been growing over the years and they've been happy to keep adding more.
EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (WDAZ)--An East Grand Forks Parking lot could possibly be paved. On Tuesday, the East Grand Forks City Council will vote on a paving potential parking lot. It’s a gravel lot, near the VFW. The total cost of repaving would be around $94,000.
EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (WDAZ)--The East Grand Forks Pool is hoping to open by the end of next week. While the Pool was set to open today, they say they had a few delays from the weather. On Friday morning, crews started filling the pool. After a series of setbacks, like a torn liner, and plumbing problems, they're especially relieved to open the gates.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--The first facility of its kind is approaching its opening in Grand Forks. WDAZ News got an inside look at La Grave on First. The transitional housing facility is designed to help people get their lives back on track. Substance abuse counseling, behavioral health care and job training services will all be available on the first floor.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--If you see people in the Red River on Saturday, no need to call for help. The swimmers will be competing in the longest swim race on the continent. It's called Extreme North Dakota Water Sports Endurance Test. It's a 36 mile swim starting near Buxton, North Dakota all the way to Downtown Grand Forks.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--A couple times a year the Grand Forks Police Department holds "Cops in the community," an event to connect with local adults. But on Thursday, it had a twist--it was all about community kids. This morning, the Grand Forks Police Department brought their squad cars--and plenty of popsicles to the park.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--City planners in Grand Forks have been brainstorming some ways spice up the city, but now, you can see some of those ideas come to life in a visual survey. A new survey shows photos capturing possible changes that could be made to downtown Grand Forks. Some of the changes shown in photos include plants, outdoor seating, crosswalks, and art. You can rank how much you like the ideas, and type up a short explanation for why you like---or dislike the ideas.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--A closer look at Rural Health. On Tuesday, WDAZ swung by the Alerus Center to check in on a conference about Rural and Public Health in North Dakota. Over 300 rural and public health professionals met to talk about some of the health challenges they're trying to tackle.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--Officials in Greater Grand Forks have a warning for Grand Forks residents. On Wednesday, a pool of mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus. As far as we know, the virus was contained to that pool, and has not been found in any animals or humans.
North Dakota Shakespeare is kicking off its summer performances in town square The production is Twelfth Night--a comedy about mistaken identity. GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV)--The whole show is outside, like it was originally meant to be performed. If you've never given shakespeare a chance, the actor's say this is place to do it.