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GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- A new partnership between a local senior living facility and a preschool program is hoping to connect the young with the old. WDAZ's Scott Cook explains what this new project is and how it will benefit both age groups.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--The frigid temperatures have iced over more than just roads--they’ve also gotten to pipes. The frigid temps have iced over more than just the roads, they've also gotten to pipes. Plumbers throughout the Valley have been busy responding to house calls of frozen sewer vents and water pipes.
(WDAY / WDAZ Staff)—On Sunday, we are celebrating a huge milestone for a very special viewer. 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. On Monday, Norma Rittal will be 100 years old. But if you ask her: "I feel like I'm 18," said Norma.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- If you've ever wanted to play professional football, tomorrow is your chance to get a start. The Tri-City Northstars, a semi-pro team located here in Grand Forks is holding an open try-out for anyone who wants a shot at making the team. Participants will compete in various pro-style football drills such as the 40-yard-dash, benchpress, vertical jump, and cone drills. The team is looking to fill about ten spots on its roster. Try-outs will be held at the UND High Performance Center.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- Ranking the risk. Shocking numbers come out of a recent survey of middle and high-school students in the Grand Forks Public School District. WDAZ's Scott Cook joins us with what parents need to look out for. The district just got the results of 2017's Youth Risk Behavior Survey.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--The overnight blizzard in the area took many out of commission on Thursday. But not all were lucky enough to get the day off. “Just business as usual--except it’s a little bit slower today,” said GFPD Sgt. Kevin Kallinen. Dozens of local businesses, schools, and city offices in Grand Forks were closed on Thursday.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ-TV) -- The Grand Forks Streets Department has a new tool for clearing winter streets. But WDAZ's Scott Cook tells us why it might not last. This pile of salt is what the city has used to keep their streets clear for years. But starting this week, there is a new substance on the roads of Grand Forks. It's something that they hope is more effective than this traditional brine.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--City crews are keeping a close eye on the Grand Forks landfill after it caught fire early Monday morning. It broke out around 7 on Monday morning. Workers at the landfill were able to control the fire without the help of the fire department - using clay and other clean soil materials.
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. --Despite the extreme cold our area has seen in the last couple of weeks, firefighters have remained busy responding to a steady number of calls throughout the valley. Like the fires in East Grand Forks and Hallock on Jan. 3, and the one in Langdon North Dakota on Jan. 4. "You have an increase in fires in the winter time. And its due to the amount of time you spend inside your home," said Assistant Chief Jeff Anderson, East Grand Forks Fire Department. All fire officials will tell you, don't be deceived by the snow and ice.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—The next generation of engineers were already learning Sunday at the library. They tinkered with all sorts of gadgets since it was Robotics Day. Educators, University students and faculty, and other science and tech professionals set up stations to educate kids about the importance of STEM fields. The kids built Lego robots and experimented with computers and other engineering devices.