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.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ) -- A suspect caught on camera. On Thursday, the Grand Forks Police Department released images of a suspect who broke into the Thrifty White Pharmacy on Monday. Nothing was taken. Police say the suspect fit the following description: -White male -Mustache
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- Remembering those who won't be with us this holiday season. Altru held their annual Candlelight Memorial Service for those who have lost babies during pregnancy and early infancy. Family members made ornaments and then hung them on the tree as each baby's name was read aloud. There was also a candlelight vigil in the Wings of Hope Memorial Garden.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- The WDAZ Toys for Tots drive is officially over, but there's good news! You still have time! Whalen's Moving and Storage will pick up the truck in front of WDAZ tomorrow at noon, so you can still donate tomorrow morning!
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- Help with health care. Next week is the last call to sign up for open enrollment health care, and Altru is offering a helping hand. Tomorrow Altru will hold a special signup event to walk you through the process, for free. Altru will also answer any questions or concerns you have about health care.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- A teen is in the hospital after slipping in the road and then was struck by a car. Police say the sixteen-year-old was crossing 20th Avenue South when they slipped and fell on the ice. An oncoming SUV was unable to stop and hit the teen. The teen was brought to the hospital and the extent of their injuries is not known.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- Lighting a candle for young lives. Tomorrow Altru will hold a candlelight service to remember the babies and young children who died. The service starts at 6:30 pm in the hospital lobby. Families can create ornaments to place on the hospital's Christmas tree.
EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (WDAZ-TV) -- Property taxes are going up for East Grand Forks residents. City Council voted tonight to approve a ten percent tax levy to be implemented next year to land-and-home-owners. It may seem like a lot, but last year's increase was eighteen percent. The year before that was twenty-five percent.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- Tomorrow is the last day of WDAZ's 7th Annual Toys for Tots drive! Today, two representatives from Xcel Energy helped stuff the truck. They said fellow employees there donated fifteen hundred dollars, and they were able to buy nearly a hundred toys, including this bicycle.