GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- A change in scenery. The University of North Dakota took its first steps toward tearing down another set of buildings. The school submitted a notice of intent to the State Historical Society to tear down Corwin/Larimore Hall and Robertson Sayer Hall.
REDBY, MN (WDAZ-TV) -- Dozens of specialized divers from North Dakota, left Grand Forks tonight to help with the search for two missing boaters in Minnesota. The teams left equipped with ice divers, air boats and specialized underwater cameras. The boaters went missing last week on the Lower Red Lake when their commerical fishing boat overturned. One person swam to shore. The lake is freezing fast, hampering efforts of water teams there who don't have the necessary equipment.
MINTO, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- A woman is dead after crashing her car into a river. It happened just before 8 p.m., just South of Minto. Police say a thirty-year-old woman from Forest River lost control of her SUV on 150th Ave Northeast. It then overturned, went through the ice covered Forest River and landed submerged upside in the river.
BOWBELLS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- A North Dakota deer hunter knows patience is a virtue. Kyle Hass says he first spotted this buck two years ago. He saw it again, Thursday, the day before the North Dakota deer rifle opener. As luck would have it, he saw it again Friday, and with help from his dad, got the monster buck.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- Filling empty bowls. Tonight, Grand Forks holds its 13th annual Empty Bowls event. The event is open to anyone who makes a donation toward fighting hunger in Grand Forks. You can come to the St. Michael's Catholic Church School gym to eat a fundraising meal of bread and soup, served in ceramic bowls painted by community members, including some of our very own WDAZ team.
BLOOMINGTON, MN (WDAZ-TV) -- Two people were stabbed during an attempted robbery at the Macy's store in the Mall of America Sunday, authorities say. Bloomington Police said the suspect, now in custody, had attempted to rob a customer in a men's department dressing room when the customer confronted him. The suspect pulled a knife and stabbed the man, police said. The Mall of America issued the following statement:
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- Finally tonight, a heartwarming story of local kids giving back. Phoenix Elementary 5th graders, Kaitlyn and DaeShawn stopped by New American Services to donate money raised by their class. Their word of the month was Diversity, and through gathering coins from classmates, they were able to donate $186.82. New American Services says this donation means a lot to them and their clients.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- Temperatures are dropping and people are picking up weights as local gyms see a rush. Choice Health and Fitness has signed up one hundred new members in the last couple weeks, they say due to chilly weather. Group exercise classes and personal training are the focus for some fitness freaks hoping to drop some pounds. According to one manager, goals aren't just for January anymore.
FARGO, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- Hillsboro-Central Valley claimed a 16-14 win over Langdon Area to capture the North Dakota Class 1A high school football championship Friday in the Fargodome. Grant Skager led Hillsboro-Central Valley by carrying the ball 42 times for 188 yards and one touchdown that made it 8-0. Tyler Bergstrom hauled in a 21-yard touchdown reception from Ryan Troftgruben in third quarter to make it 16-6.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- Not a good idea. University of North Dakota Police Tweeted this video, giving students a tip that having people record you commit a crime isn't smart.