Since North Dakota’s name is back at the top of the news again, you may be interested to know that the legislature tried to drop North from North Dakota, once in 1947 and once in 1989. Fortunately, we remain Better – I mean North – Dakota.
And speaking of better, today’s nice news is all about North Dakotans doing great things. Read on.
The only surprise here is that we’re not #1: North Dakota is the third-best state in the country to raise a family, according to WalletHub. And other things that are great here: Minot State students, non-traditional graduates, and a Rainbow Baby. Read on.
Did you know that there is a book club called BookTalk at Bismarck State College that is celebrating its 20th anniversary? Their next meeting is on February 3 and everyone is welcome.
And did you know that today’s nice news takes place in Hatton, the Chahinkapa Zoo, and Regent? Read on.
Check it out – for every non-perishable food or new toiletry item you bring to the Fargo Public Library from now until March 3, you will get $5 in fine forgiveness. And if you don’t have the money to donate, you can complete a book log and earn the same rewards.
And check this out – today’s nice news is about a champion rodeo rider, a bunch of ice fishermen, and a national celebrity. Read on.
Did you know that donations to the second annual Leech Public Library “Sock Tree” doubled this year? For other stories that’ll rock your socks, check out today’s nice news – about a Cavalier hot spot, a pet-friendly third-grader, and an artist who loves foil. Read on.
I’ve had a lot of sugary goodness this week in the nice news, but did you know that North Dakotans have a lower prevalence of diabetes than the rest of the U.S.?
And guess what else – today’s nice news is about bite-sized books, able giving, and good karma. Read on.
You may already know that sugar is produced in 22 states, but did you know that North Dakota ranks 4th on the list for the number of jobs created and the economic impact of sugar production on the country?
And did you know that today’s nice news is about good people, strong people, and helpful people? Read on.
We all know that the Marquis de Mores founded Medora (and named it after his wife), but did you know that the Marquis invented meatpacking? Instead of sending cattle to the slaughterhouse in Chicago, he’d process the meat in North Dakota and pack it in boxcars with ice before delivering it to homes in Illinois.
And speaking of North Dakota, today’s nice news is about warbirds, donuts, and running. Read on.
Here’s something interesting for ya – the Bismarck Tribune has been in publication since 1873, and was the first newspaper to break the story of Custer’s Last Stand.
Also interesting: today’s nice news, featuring a bevvy of babies, a beloved coach, and super-nice Bowman. Read on.
Guess what – North Dakota has been named the most affordable, safe, and reliable state for drivers, according to the 2018 Bankrate Best States for Drivers Study.
And guess what else? Today’s nice news is about a car club…and honey and computer science. Read on.
Did you know there are 30 “Be Nice,” “Be Kind,” “Be Polite,” and “Have a Great Day” billboards by Newman Signs around North Dakota, and they have been around for over 30 years?
And did you know that today’s nice news is all about amazing North Dakota kids? Read on.
Here’s a sweet fact: chocolate-covered potato chips – better known as Chippers – were introduced to the world by North Dakota’s George Widman.
And here’s a few more sweet things in today’s nice news: North Dakotans being nice, Sheyenne High students being thoughtful, and a Rugby couple who loves to sing. Read on.
Did you know that in 1948, North Dakota raffled off a Dream House in Bismarck by dropping tickets from airplanes? The 5-room, 1-bath house was valued at $20,000 during the raffle and is now for sale for $157,000.
And did you know that today’s nice news is about carbon emissions, All-American football players, and a young rodeo rider? Read on.
If you’ve driven on the Enchanted Highway, you have seen Gary Greff’s sculptures – but did you know they are the world’s largest scrap metal art?
And did you know that today’s nice news is about a grocery store, a food pantry, and a class of 4th-graders? Read on.