THOMPSON, ND--County 7 connecting North Dakota and Minnesota near Thompson has reopened. It was closed for more than 6 hours today after a semi hauling hot tar rolled over and spilled its load. The 21 year old driver from Manitoba was taken to the hospital where his condition is unknown. Troopers are still trying to figure out why the semi drove off the road.
GRAND FORKS - Grand Forks could get a little bigger - if a proposal is approved by the city council. A section of land on the southwest part of town could soon be annexed from the county in to the city. It's located just south of the Flying J travel plaza along I-29 South.
GRAND FORKS, ND--A Grand Forks fitness center is moving, and so are its memberships. This October, Altru's medical fitness center will make the move from its current location--on Columbia--to the YMCA downtown. The center offers services like group fitness classes, and medical screenings. On Friday, WDAY stopped by Altru and asked how this move will affect their members.
GRAND FORKS, ND--It's your chance to step into the shoes of a police officer. Friday is the last day to sign up for a program put on by the Grand Forks Police Department. It's called "Citizens Academy," and it offers eight weeks of hands-on experience with area officers.
GRAND FORKS, ND--They totally look fake, but people are taking them anyway. Grand Forks police are warning people about counterfeit money going around. Some bills show the phrase, "For Motion Picture Use Only." Investigators say another version of the money has chinese characters on it.
GRAND FORKS, ND--For the first time in 5 years, UND football kicked off its season at home. Reporter Kenneth Chase was there, LIVE with fans in the tailgate section. The fans shared their insights for the season.
GRAND FORKS, ND--On Thursday, Cans 4 Corn, an area food drive, kicked off its sixth year. The food drive works just like it sounds--you bring in a canned food item, and in exchange, you can pick a dozen ears of sweet corn from the field where it's held. All donations go toward Salvation Army, to feed families in Grand Forks.
GRAND FORKS - On Wednesday, WDAZ captured video on the tower camera.
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. - Police are warning the people of East Grand Forks after rare back-to-back crimes.
GRAND FORKS - Enrollment is down at universities across the U.S. this year and UND is no exception. UND posted their first day enrollment numbers, 13,445. That's down 500 students from last year. Administrators say they're not too worried about this drop, in fact, they anticipated it.