GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)—Local firefighters and police embarked on a different type of life-saving mission, for their annual "Battle of the Badges Blood Drive." It was team red versus team blue all day, as members of both departments, and those who support them, came to the Police Department’s headquarters to donate blood.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--If you’ve had trouble breathing, or you have been coughing or wheezing, you're not alone. Plus, harvest is here, and so are the farm-related injuries. Stephanie Hinkle at Sanford East Grand Forks Walk in Clinic has seen an increase in patients with seeing an increase in patients with asthma, likely due to weather changes. If you are allergic to pollen, during pollen season keep car and house windows closed and use the air conditioning. After going outdoors, shower and change your clothes.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)—36-year-old Victor Moreno will spend 3 years in prison after a multi-county crime spree. Moreno was sentenced to three years in prison for a burglary spree that spread across Walsh, Pembina, Cavalier, and Grand Forks counties, and into Minnesota. Most of the stolen belongings were taken from vacant rural farmsteads. Police say that Moreno and his two accomplices sold the loot, but they were able to recover some of the stolen items and returned them to the rightful owners.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)-- A community celebration will provide free family fun. The Grand Cities Community Celebration will be hosted by the Grand Forks Police Department, and take place at Choice Health & Fitness and the ICON Sports Complex area from 6 pm to 8:30 pm. Families will be able to enjoy inflatable bouncy houses, K-9 demonstrations, vehicle displays, and more, with free burgers, hotdogs, and chips for the first 1,000 guests. Attendees can also learn more about the Child ID app, and interact with a variety of community booths.
DEVILS LAKE, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- Another failed promise? BioFiber plans on sending a company representative to Devils Lake in the coming days to figure out its next move. The company, which had hopes of taking over the Ultra Green building - a business that failed - owes the city eighteen thousand in rent by October first.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- A competition for a cause. Tomorrow, it’s boots versus badges as the Grand Forks Fire Department and the Police Department face off in the annual Battle of the Badges, a blood drive in memory of 9/11. You're invited to walk-in and donate blood on behalf of either team, at the Grand Forks Police station Lower Level Classroom, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- Local airmen today packed on an extra fifty pounds of gear to honor their fallen brothers and sisters. Over one hundred airmen and their families climbed stairs this afternoon at Grand Forks Air Force Base to honor those firemen lost on 9/11.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ) -- The second annual downtown street fair is going on right now. Organizers believe more than twnety thousand people will attend. There's a street dance going on now, with the event continuing from 9-6 on Saturday.
DOWNTOWN GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- If you like live music, food, games, and unique crafts, this is the weekend for you!! The second annual downtown street fair is going on right now. Here's a live look at the fair in downtown Grand Forks. Organizers hope more than twenty thousand people will attend. "JLG Rocks the Streets" kicks off in about an hour.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--More than 50 vendors are set up for the second annual Downtown Street fair. The fair runs on Thursday, September eight, from eleven AM to six PM, and Saturday from nine AM to six PM. "We have a ton of vendors starting to come in, pour in downtown tonight and get set up. So yeah our streets are starting to get blocked off, people are, you can feel the stir of emotions and everyone getting excited, says Greta Silewski. The weekend will feature nineteen entertainment acts across five stages downtown.