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GRAND FORKS - There will be no world record this year in Grand Forks. Rain has put a damper on the french fry feed, with rain and wind expected Thursday - planners decided to cancel the annual potato bowl week tradition in advance. Until now - the event held at University Park had dodged the bullet for nearly three decades.
GRAND FORKS — A Grand Forks woman is speaking out after a video she posted to Facebook on Wednesday is going viral. Robin Clauthier said her son worked at KFC on South Washington Street for nearly a month and didn't get paid.
GRAND FORKS - A local woman is asking for a special donation, a kidney. Bonnie Haman's family struggles with their kidneys. "We've needed kidneys,” Grand Forks resident Bonnie Haman said. Cysts all over her kidneys keep them from working properly. "My brother sisters nieces and nephews have all had," Haman said.
GRAND FORKS – (WDAZ-TV) -- People in Grand Forks are getting ready to rock. Metallica's concert is just one day away. One of Metallica's biggest fans lives right here in Grand Forks. "It's four guys making loud music that lets you get your aggression out," said fan Jose Gil. He’s got the memorabilia to prove it. "This is probably the one thing right now that I really like a lot. This thing actually sells for $360 bucks. Something ridiculous like that." Hundreds of posters, albums and guitar picks line his basement.
GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) -- Doctors and researchers at the University of North Dakota are on the front lines of the fight against cancer. Our Kenneth Chase explains how a $20 million dollar grant is helping them take a different approach in the search for a cure. "Larger than anything we've ever seen in the biomedical sciences in this area,” Dr. Marc Basson, of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, said. $20 million dollars in grants is the huge windfall researchers at the University of North Dakota say they need to fight cancer.
THOMPSON, N.D. - A tough toddler from Thompson is in the battle of her life.
EDMORE, N.D. – Farmers are revving their combine engines in Edmore for a farmer who’s too sick to get out to the fields this year.
FISHER, Minn. - Trucks are hauling beets all throughout the Red River Valley as pre-pile season starts.
A local mother is turning her tragedy into triumph as she starts a toy drive in honor of her sons. It all started with a deadly accident last Easter. "Everything happened quick,” said mom Trista Curry. “Weather got bad really quick." A young mother driving her three kids to surprise their grandmother in Stephen, Minnesota when she lost control on I-29 near Reynolds. "We just ended up sliding and getting t boned by a semi,” said Curry. “Both the boys were gone instantly." 9-year-old Camden and 1-year-old Maxwell both killed in the crash.
GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) -- A week after a fire shuts down an apartment building in Grand Forks at least one tenant still doesn't have a place to say. A walk through the rubble has Kristofer Ehlers rethinking his decisions. "You need to come home the building's on fire," said renter Kristofer Ehlers as he remembers that night. "Right now I'm feeling more and more mad," said Ehlers. He's lived in this building for about seven months. He says even before the fire it wasn't a good experience.