GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--Grand Forks has some new flavor. King Pho, a Vietnamese restaurant, is dishing out lunch and dinner. “I think it’s about time we got one. I just moved out from Texas. We have them all over from down there, and I say this is definitely a weekly stop of mine, so it’s good to see them up here,” said customer John Guzman. King Pho is on Washington Street near Dominos.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--This year’s Battle of the Bells is in the books, and for the second year in a row, News came out on top. Sports raised a little more than 300 dollars, and News raised nearly 13 hundred. One thousand of those dollars came in the form of a check from a single donor. It’s the largest single donation the Salvation Army has seen, and allowed us to double our total from 2016.
EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (WDAZ-TV) -- A school bus carrying elementary school students in East Grand Forks was involved in an accident this afternoon. Police say no students were injured but the driver of the car involved in the accident was taken to the hospital. It happened in front of Cabella's.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ) -- Call it a Twitter taunt. A local police department has taken to social media to poke fun at people who aren’t very used to weather like ours! People in southern states, including Texas, are dealing with "old man winter," and the University of North Dakota Police Department just couldn't resist.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ) -- Some say it’s a good way to raise revenue, while others worry it could hurt local businesses. Enrolled members of the Spirit Lake Tribe—and the other tribes in North Dakota—don’t have to pay sales tax on tribal lands. But some state leaders want them to pay the tax as a means to supplement fewer federal dollars.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ) -- Desperate to catch the suspects, police are offering money to help crack the case. Since the beginning of November, more than a dozen homes have been broken into just north of the city's downtown. In some cases, people have been home, and in almost every case, the homeowner took the precautions, like locking doors. The crooks have been smashing their way in.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ) -- Grand Forks is searching for a new fire chief for the first time in decades.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- While some people are hoping for lots of gifts this time of year, others are hoping for another kind of donation. Patients in our area need blood and today Dak Minn Blood Bank held a pop up blood drive in the Grand Forks County building. Donors could stop by and take some time to give the gift of life to people in need. Donations can be hard to come by this time of year.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--The Grand Forks Optimist Club held a bowling tournament fundraiser at Red Ray Lanes to benefit Safe Kids Grand Forks. Ninety-six bowlers participated, and over one-hundred-fifty people attended the event. Local businesses sponsored lanes and competed against each other. There was even a friend competition between UNDPD and the Sheriff's Office.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- For local students this is a political lesson in real time. It probably won't surprise you the University of North Dakota's Political Science Professor, Bo Wood, says allegations against the Minnesota Senator and others in powerful positions have been major topics of discussion. Wood says he believes Franken's decision was made for both personal and political reasons.