GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)—Vinyl Taco opened its doors on S Columbia in Grand Forks at 4’clock this afternoon. The restaurant is owned by the same owners as JL Beers, and it’s for people who are 21 and up. The eatery is known for its musical selection, which is played solely off of vinyl records on turn tables.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)—Grand Forks Central High School is celebrating 100 years since the school moved into its current building. Those hosting the event say they're honoring the school's tradition with a series of activities that are free and open to the public. Today's celebration runs from 4:30-7:30, and included alumni photos, food, music, and more. The festival brings in both students and alumni to celebrate the past and present of the school.
GRAFTON, ND (WDAZ)--Suicide prevention was the focus tonight in Grafton. A community-wide panel was held tonight at the High School...with the message, it's not a weakness to ask for help....and there are resources available. The event brought together counselors, law enforcement, pastors, and doctors to speak about they can do for you if you are struggling.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)—The Fisher homecoming king and queen of 1957 played a special role in this year’s homecoming coronation. Most of us don't get to re-live our glory days, but it is possible. And a local homecoming queen and king from 60 years ago proved that, today! Jim and Ilene, Fisher's homecoming queen and king from back in 1957, were the special guests for this year's homecoming. Jim and Ilene crowned this year’s homecoming king and queen.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)—Pet lovers are being ripped off. Puppies such as yorkies and French bulldogs are some of the most popular breeds to adopt, but if you go online searching to buy one, the Better Business Bureau says to beware, as these are also the most popular lures for scammers. “I don’t think that it’s possible to do a search online for a pet or a puppy, particularly without running across one of these fraudulent sites,” said Steven Baker of the Better Business Bureau. That’s what Danny Shelton, a victim of animal fraud, said happened to him.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)—A school bus filled with children was crashed into by an SUV. The crash happened at 3:30 pm, as the driver of a gold SUV tried to cross highway 220, according to Grand Forks Police. The school bus was headed north, and the SUV driver crashed into the bus. No one was injured in the accident, and the children were moved to another bus and taken home. The driver of the SUV was ticketed by police for failure to yield.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)—Local farmers are adapting their harvest to the change in weather. From fears of drought to downpour, as the recent shift in weather has taken place, some local farmers have put their harvest on hold due to waterlogged fields after the recent rainfall. The harvest for soybeans is completely on hold until the ground can dry up, which would otherwise make for a messy harvest. Beets are set to be harvested this week, but their harvest could also be delayed if it continues to rain.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)—This week, Doctor Colleen Swank with Altru in Grand Forks has been treating cases of croup. Croup is caused by a virus and typically starts as a cold, then leads to an upper respiratory infection. Symptoms last up to five days, and include a barking cough and/or a hoarse voice. It’s worse for children under the age of three, and at night time. The cough can be worsened by crying and agitation.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)—If you’re stopped by a police officer at a railroad crossing on Tuesday, September 26, don’t be alarmed.
WARREN, MN (WDAZ)--Crews are on the scene of a trail derailment in Warren, Minnesota this evening. The crews are currently working to get the train, run by Northern Plains Railroad, back on the rails. A car carrying gravel derailed and tipped over on the tracks right near CHS Ag in Warren. No one was injured and no hazardous materials were spilled. HERE ARE SOME PICTURES SENT TO US BY A WDAZ VIEWER. The derailment happened around 4 this afternoon in Warren. The cause is not known.