GRAND FORKS, ND--A fresh coat of paint is drying on Grand Forks sidewalks and streets. Planners say it's all part of a push for pedestrians. "You want to paint?" Asked student, Mekenna Erickson. Students in Grand Forks are adding a splash of color to the sidewalk.
GRAND FORKS, ND--After several hours in a tree on Monday, the bear that captivated the community is dead. Kenneth Chase spoke directly with police about the decision to put the animal down and what they say they could have done differently. A bear roaming the streets of Grand Forks--
GRAND FORKS, ND--A city park remains closed on Monday night, as a bear refuses to come down from one of the trees. Kenneth Chase spent the whole day tracking the bear, and was at the scene, live. Police say the bear has been in town since about 4:30 this morning. And they're hoping he'll leave on his own.
GRAND FORKS, ND--Police have identified the woman found dead in a swimming pool earlier this week. The body of 61-year-old Maggie Berlin was found floating in an above ground pool behind a home in the 2000 block of 11th Avenue North late Wednesday night. Authorities told WDAY News they weren't sure how long she had been in the water.
THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN--A city council comes to fisticuffs over a splash pad. Kenneth Chase spoke directly with investigators about the fight. The fight started over a proposed splash pad. It got so heated that it ended with one city councilman on the ground and both under investigation.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--Continuing coverage of a story brought to you on Monday night. A man in a nearly five hour standoff with police on Monday is dead. Police say 36-year-old Samuel Nelson ran after they tried to take him into custody just before noon on Monday. He had 5 outstanding warrants.
NEW ROCKFORD, ND (WDAZ)--People in one small town are still without power after 100 mile-an-hour winds uproot hundreds of trees. WDAZ's Kenneth Chase took us to the scene of the wreckage. "All around New Rockford you'll see trees snapped in half like twigs. Neighbors tell me it could be weeks before they clean up this massive mess."
MERRIFIELD, ND (WDAZ)--A small town is cleaning up a big mess from Thursday’s storm. WDAZ's Kenneth Chase gave us a tour of the wreckage. The storm ripped through Merrifield, North Dakota sending massive grain bins dozens of feet from where they started.
MERRIFIELD, ND (WDAZ)--As the storm raged in Merrifield -- the Grand Forks County Sheriff's Department says someone stole a tractor. The tractor was taken from this farm just north of town. Cops say they followed the tracks about a mile away to where someone ditched the tractor in a ditch.
GRAND FORKS, ND (WDAZ)--A local mom is calling it a case of discrimination. She says her family is being judged for a tragedy they couldn't stop from happening. WDAZ's Kenneth Chase looked into why, she says, her son's suicide could keep them from housing any other children. "I'm a very giving person. I have a lot of love to give,” said mother, Tina Black-Randle.