THOMPSON, ND (WDAZ)--A bizarre crash has left one man dead - and an elderly woman possibly facing charges. The two vehicles involved were a forklift and a minivan. It happened on one of the region's busiest highways. The vehicles were in the Interstate Towing parking lot after they were towed from the scene.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--A fallen hero was laid to rest on Thursday. He protected our country both in the military and at the border. While his service will be deeply missed - he's a role model that can't be replaced.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--A woman faces a list of charges after running her car into a local law office. Police say the drunken rampage came to an abrupt end. The law offices of Olson, Juntunen and Sandberg are no strangers to having criminals visit their office - but last night it was taken to an extreme.
MAYVILLE, ND (WDAZ)--There’s an old saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” These Gems of the Week are doing more than recycling trash--they’re recycling love. It's something you hear every Thursday in the basement of the Sanford Health Clinic in Mayville. “A lot of laughing, a lot of giggling,” described Caring Club Founder, Marlys Hlavinka.
BROCKET, ND (WDAZ)--”The days are long, but the weeks fly by,” are true words from an area high schooler who can inspire all of us. This week's Gem has accomplished a very rare feat - and his path to success has many wondering how. For Cole Matejcek, it's one last walk up the cement stairs at Lakota High School.....the end of his high school career.
NEW ROCKFORD, ND--They say as you get older, you get wiser. That makes this week's Gems one of the smartest in the world. She was four when World War 1 started - and William Taft was President. There's been 18 other presidents since. She's almost as old as the state of North Dakota.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--Police are investigating the death of a 5-month-old. According to the family - Brynley Rymer was rushed to Altru Monday night after she stopped breathing. Police say someone caring for the baby brought her there. Brynley was airlifted to Sanford where she died.
EMERADO, ND (WDAZ)--The weather played a factor on a Wednesday for local firefighters. On Wednesday, the Chief said the homeowners were lucky to have a place to return home to after the blaze. Plumes of smoke filled the air in downtown Emerado on Wednesday. “It was overwhelming to see the flames,” said Emerado Deputy Auditor, Sandi Antonson.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--Police have released the names of the two people who were shot inside a Grand Forks apartment building. It appears that a son accidentally shot his mom with the bullet he used to take his own life. Questions still remain why gunfire rang out not once, but twice at the Stratford Apartments.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--For the second time in two weeks, a Grand Forks resident was found shot to death in a home. On Thursday, Police arrived to the Stratford Apartments near Deméter Ave, and found one person dead, and another injured. Police made it to the scene shortly after the shooting, but it took hours to discover the victims.