Nice news of the day – November 15, 2018

Guess what – over the last five years, nearly 100 nations around the world have imported hard red spring and durum wheats from North Dakota.

And speaking of international, today’s nice news is about Germans, Rotarians, and one local girl who is changing the world. Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 14, 2018

Here’s a fact: 24/7 Wall Street says that North Dakota is #14 on the best states to live in the U.S.

Here’s some other facts: today’s news is about fantastic people in Casselton, Fargo, and Grand Forks. Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 13, 2018

Wash up those wine glasses – thanks to an increase in cold-weather grapes, there are now 14 bonded wineries and cideries in North Dakota, five of those emerging in just the last five years.

Also emerging: a group of great fifth-graders, children looking for families, and an amazing hiker.

Nice news of the day – November 12, 2018

Gobble gobble! Did you know that North Dakota raises 1.2 million turkeys annually?

And if you’re interested in more fun sounds, today’s nice news features mooing, vrooming, and more gobble-gobbling. Happy Monday!

Nice news of the day – November 9, 2018

Check it out: there are more than 39 million acres of farmland operated in North Dakota.

Also awesome? A care program for new parents and babies, helpful Hettingerites, and 200-year old documents.

Nice news of the day – November 8, 2018

Did you know that North Dakota was recently ranked fifth in the nation as one of the best states for teachers?

And speaking of great teachers, here are three stories about amazing students in Dickinson, Minot, and Valley City.

Nice news of the day – November 6, 2018

To all of the North Dakotans who are up for election today – thank you for stepping forward.

Also reasons for thanks: a carload of cash in Wahpeton, tuition reimbursement in Devils Lake, and a Buffalo Supper. Read on.

North Dakota Nice: Celebrating our veterans

My grandfather, Sam Silverman, received an official commendation for leading Shabbat services for his fellow Jewish servicemen while serving overseas in WWII.

If you have a nice story about a North Dakota veteran, please share it below or DM us here. We will compile them all for Veteran’s Day.

Thanks in advance!

Nice news of the day – November 2, 2018

In 1887, North Dakotan David Henderson Houston invented a camera. He named it by scrambling the first four letters of Dakota and adding a “K” to make Kodak. He later sold the rights of the Kodak camera to George Eastman.

And with that, here are today’s nice stories about other awesome North Dakotans. Read on.

Halloween 1991, By Amanda

The October air was crisp and grey, and it swirled the first few flakes of a building snowfall onto a cavalcade of campaign signs near the DeMers Bridge.  In the car, my husband took my hand.
“Don’t be mad,” he twisted my wedding ring.

Nice news of the day – November 1, 2018

North Dakota has the country’s only state-owned bank, which gives special considerations to North Dakota residents.

Nice, right? Here’s some other nice news. Read on.

North Dakota Nice: Caps for Kids

Do you like to sew (or can you wield a scissors)? Do you like kids? Are you ready to start your day off feeling great? Thank you to Mavis Fayette for this wonderful story about a group of volunteers working wonderfully to make surgery more comfortable for children. And guess what – the group is recruiting! Read on to learn more.

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Nice news of the day – October 29, 2018

It may be harvest, but North Dakota is as a green as ever; in fact, North Dakota produces 80x more energy than it uses. Awesome work, wind turbines (and wind)!

Also awesome: some nifty facts about our lovely state, and a bountiful garden. Read on.

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Nice news of the day – October 26, 2018

Contrary to my own personal belief, North Dakota’s state beverage isn’t ranch dressing – it’s milk! North Dakota produces nearly 40 million gallons of milk annually.

And speaking of milk (and ranch, and food in general), today’s nice news is all about combating hunger…and preserving history. Read on.