North Dakotans aren’t known for wearing our hearts on our sleeves – which is why it’s so important that we are constantly looking for new or unique ways to connect with and support one another. Enter Dickinson Fit Moms, a fantastic Facebook group for western North Dakotan parents created to help one another stay mentally healthy by encouraging and aiding one another through #momlife.
Iris Westman is America’s oldest living farmer
Rotary Club of Breckenridge Wahpeton “Fills the Bus”
Dickinson’s Chalk Walk brings amateur and professional artists to the streets
This story comes from a wonderful Grand Forks parent named Emily Hafner Holth.
Teacher Taylor Thompson gets books sponsored all year long
University of Jamestown rolling out the wrestling mats in bid to host the first NAIA Women’s Wrestling National Invitational
Tammy Heuther’s quick action saves a man’s life
Julia and Matt Jacques kick off first annual PDHD 5k
“North Dakota work ethic” awarded in national ranking
Jamestown welcomes new students at 11th annual Community Block Party
Hunger Free North Dakota Garden Project provides 2.5 million pounds of food to those in need
Truck and tractor pulls, pony brake, and Daryl’s Racing Pigs help keep the history of threshing alive
Williston ranks #36 of the top places young people are moving in the U.S.
Harriet Goodiron, mother of Army Cpl. Nathan J. Goodiron, named 2018 Gold Star recipient
Annual Wahpeton exhibition celebrates rural art
A friend’ preserves “friendly, happy corner of Medora”
Williston community decorates story-themed tables to benefit library
“People here are so nice and kind”: Inline skaters take Grand Forks
Grand Forks School Board writes policy to allow students on Board
The Celtics’ Kyrie Irving and sister Asia Irving participate in Standing Rock naming ceremony
Dale Ludwig receives Teacher Excellence Award for driver education
Highway Patrol Trooper Kyle Stern named Peace Officer of the Year
“How much more Midwestern can a meeting possibly get?”
Missy Barkie Lucy plans the concert of a lifetime in celebration of her parents’ 50th wedding anniversary
Seven producers accept SNAP EBT at statewide farmers’ markets
Metallica donates tickets to volunteers at the Great Plains Food Bank
After a call for assistance on Facebook, volunteers help to rebuild Arthur’s Barn
Thank you to Cheryl Horn for these great photos of the amazing art created by Jamie Sebby (a fellow West mom) in time for the first day of school at West Elementary in Grand Forks!
See the pictures.
North Dakota a top-10 state for women’s equality
“Conehead Coupons” encourage Grand Forks kids to wear their helmets
Cato Institute names North Dakota one of the freest states
Ward County’s Teacher of the Year “strives daily to make sure kids feel loved, respected, and understood”
Classroom and “Pi Day” dedicated to LRSC Mathematics professor
Bison relocated to Theodore Roosevelt National Park to diversify genetics
Marilyn Evenson recognized for contributions to rural health
Jamestown honors Gerald and Janet Van Bruggen
Tom Isern pens memoir on prairie history
CCRI Looks to #Build4TheGuys (MN/ND Nice)
Mike Muhs gets community and Farm Rescue support in his fight against cancer
Don Roberts looking for veterans who have served on or before 1959 for Honor Flights
More than 1,300 volunteers in Bismarck and Mandan gave their time on August 15, 2018 for the United Way. Here are some of the posts on Twitter from the event.
Carpio’s Sam Winter wins national adaptive sports track-and-field competition
Leo Kuntz, founder of the Nokota Horse Conservancy, honored
Miss America Cara Mund stands up to mistreatment