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GRAND FORKS — It's a safe way to get rid of any old medications you might have laying around the house. Tuesday is Medication Take Back Day. You can drive up to the Altru Health System parking lot and drop off any old or extra medications. On Monday, we stopped by Safe Kids Grand Forks and met with one of the organizers.
GRAND FORKS - A food drive with a sweet reward. Thursday is the 6th annual Cans 4 Corn Food drive.
GRAND FORKS - A Grand Forks teacher is updating his students' learning experience. On Tuesday, 7th grade teacher, Jonathan Sailer received a $5,000 research grant. Sailer teaches science at Schroeder Middle school. He tells WDAY he's using the money to buy new gadgets for his students to use toward a mandatory science fair project.
GRAND FORKS, ND--Grand Forks is about to get a bit busier. On Saturday, more than 21 hundred UND students will move back into town. They’ll have the red carpet laid out for the freshmen--along with some helping hands to move into the dorms. The move-in-staff says it’s important to make the students feel at home, starting from the second they set foot on campus.
EAST GRAND FORKS, MN--Some fall fun is coming to East Grand Forks. A new pumpkin patch is opening its gates in East Grand Forks. It's called "Patch at the Point," and it'll open on September 20th at Point Paradise Stables in East Grand Forks. The patch features more than eighty-thousand pounds of pumpkins--all from local farms.
GRAND FORKS, ND--If you’ve driven through downtown Grand Forks lately, you’re probably familiar with the red bumpouts lining the curb. Engineers say they believe the city should keep the extensions along Demers Avenue downtown, but NOT those along the Demers and 5th Avenue intersection. While there has been some pushback from the public, they say the bumpouts could boost pedestrian safety without slowing down the traffic flow.
GRAND FORKS - After three months of construction on 42nd Street North, drivers can make their way down part of the road.
GRAND FORKS - A Grand Forks 8-year-old is recovering in a Minneapolis hospital, after a seizure.
GRAND FORKS, ND--While one free lunch program ends, another is filling the gap until school begins. On Monday afternoon, a new free lunch program served a dozen kids in Smiley Park. The lunch was provided by Augustana Lutheran Church. The coordinator says she noticed after St. Joseph's free lunch program ended, there was still a month between when kids start school.
GRAND FORKS - On Tuesday, community members raised more than $20,000 for Altru’s Hospice care. On Tuesday afternoon, Choice Financial held its first ever patriotic party to raise money for Hospice. More than 600 people showed up. People at the event could write their loved ones names on a memorial wall, play games, and eat food from local vendors.