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GRAND FORKS, ND — At least one garage is a total loss on Monday, Jan. 22, after a fire broke out in a large parking complex. WDAZ's Scott Cook was on scene and tells us how this close call scared neighbors. The fire took place at an apartment complex on the South End of Grand Forks, after it caught fire on Monday afternoon, around 1 p.m.
On Sunday, Jan. 14, Northwood, N.D., resident Norma Rittal celebrated a huge milestone. It's a song we all know, but not all of us are lucky enough to hear it on our 100th birthday. "She asked me last week, 'are you having something for my birthday?' and I said ya. And she said 'well I was hoping so!" said Randy Littlejohn, Norma's Nephew. Today, Jan. 15, Norma Rittal is 100 years old. But if you ask her "I feel like I'm 18," said Norma. Sunday, Norma's family and closest friends gathered to celebrate at Northwood's Deaconess Assisted Living Home.
GRAFTON, N.D. — After years of fighting flood waters, the city of Grafton finally has a solution. WDAZ's Scott Cook breaks down the city's flood diversion project and explains how it could help with more than keeping the town dry.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)—The future of three elementary schools in Grand Forks is up in the air after the school board unveiled options for its 'master plan' for the next few years. Gloria Rocha has two kids who go to Wilder Elementary in Grand Forks. “They love it. I mean, the teachers are great. The social workers are great here. They were there for me and my family when we moved to town and just worked with us so well,” said Rocha. So for Gloria, the thought of the school closing its doors is frightening.
GRAND FORKS, ND - For the first time in holiday history, most consumers plan to make purchases online rather than in stores. Scammers know this, and are already hard at work to steal your holiday joy. For the first time in survey history by the National Retail Federation, most consumers plan to make purchases online.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—The Streets Department is responding to complaints following the Wednesday night snowstorm. Some roads in Grand Forks were pretty slick on Wednesday night, and many are questioning what time the plows were deployed—and according to the Streets Department, they weren’t. The city put brine on the roads on Tuesday, so they say that the plows weren't necessary.
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- Another one of the area's favorite summer events is in jeopardy of shutting down for good. But the people of Crookston have a plan to keep Ox Cart Days around. It was the highlight of the summer for many people in Crookston. Phyllis Hagen, Crookston resident, says, "It was exceptionally good! There was lots of entertainment." Leanne Hujanen, Crookston resident, says, "It was the best one in all the years I lived here."
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — It may be the end of the road for the Lake Region Law Enforcement. WDAZ's Scott Cook joins us with the next chapter in the story of a local jail plagued with escapees, failures to return and weathered facilities.
CROOKSTON, Minn. — A string of early-morning break-ins on Wednesday, Aug. 30 in Crookston closed a couple of businesses for the day. This man, eighteen-year-old Bryan Wagner from Crookston is behind bars tonight, after allegedly breaking in the doors and windows of numerous businesses in town last night.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) - A number of local families are fed up with what's happening on their roads after dark. Neighbors say tire marks up and down this street are a sign of what will happen around midnight. A stretch of residential road often turns into a racetrack, which is what people here want to stop. Edmund Brown, GF resident: "15th Street is a hot rod center for all the juveniles. They figured they can do what they want to do down here and they just burn rubber all night long. Sometimes it’s at 11, 12 o'clock at night."