Grand Forks, ND (WDAZ-TV) - The flash mobbing grannies from Choice Health & Fitness surprised us with their flash mobbing routine during our LIVE 6 o'clock newscast. They also brought dozens of toys for our Toys for Tots toy drive. Thank you!
If you're ready to bring some big smiles to local kids, you can drop off any new, unwrapped toy to our station at 2220 South Washington Street in Grand Forks. The big Whalen's truck will be open during normal business hours, 8-5 Monday-Friday. We're accepting toys until 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 10th. A huge THANK YOU to everyone who has donated so far.
UPDATE: We now know the name of the person killed in a head-on crash in Pennington County on Wednesday. Officials identify the victim as Elroy J. Huntington, 34, of St. Joseph, Minnesota. -- UPDATE: The driver of the Volvo tractor was 53-year-old John Zima of Waubun, Minnesota. The name of the person killed has not been released. ___ One person is dead after a head-on crash in Pennington County overnight.
Grand Forks, ND (WDAZ-TV) - Terry Bjerke sat down with WDAZ during the 6 p.m. newscast to discuss his bid for mayor in Grand Forks.
UPDATE 10:50 a.m.: The Cass County Sheriff's Office says Hughes was travelling south on County Road 31 when he over corrected his vehicle and failed to negotiate the curve, causing the vehicle to roll into the ditch. Hughes is facing charges of DUI, DUI refusal and Driving under Suspension. The investigation remains on-going. UPDATE 8:15 a.m.: One man is arrested after an overnight rollover in north Fargo.
UPDATE: Officials have arrested a man in connection with an overnight pursuit in Fargo. Dillon Asleson, 25, is facing charges of DUI refusal, DUI, driving under suspension, fleeing officer in a vehicle, possession of a stolen vehicle, two charges of reckless endangerment and an additional charge. Asleson is in the Cass County Jail. --- Original Story: Fargo, N.D.
Grand Forks, ND (WDAZ-TV) - It was the year 2000. Michael Brown and his supporters were breaking out the bubbly as he entered the world of local politics. Brown was replacing outgoing mayor Pat Owens, who got the city through the devastating flood of 1997. The now 65-year-old has been mayor ever since.
Grand Forks, ND (WDAZ-TV) - Our unseasonably warm fall temperatures won't stick around forever, so how can you keep your dog active and fit when those temperatures drop? Dr. Crystal Scott, veterinarian: “You want to only do short bursts of activity outside.
Grand Forks, ND (WDAZ-TV) - As we all know, North Dakota weather can change in an instant. As we prepare for the harsh North Dakota and Minnesota winter months, we should also make sure we prepare our pets for winter. Maranda Weathermon, Circle of Friends Humane Society: "Just like every other region they all have different extreme weathers, so we have to keep that in mind." The winter months can be extremely dangerous for pets and animals if they are not properly equipped for the cold weather. Weathermon: "They do h
Grand Forks, ND (WDAZ-TV) – The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education has approved former governor, Ed Schafer, to be the interim president of UND this afternoon. Schafer was unanimously approved after more than half hour discussion. Schafer and the second candidate were recommended by the chancellor of the North Dakota University System, Mark Haggerot. President Robert Kelley is retiring on Jan. 14, 2016. Kelley has been in the position since July 2008. Stay with WDAZ for more on this developing story.