It’s “Pure Scandimonium” this weekend as Norsk Hostfest 2018 polkas its way onto the North Dakota State Fairgrounds from September 26-29. Now in its 41st year, thousands of people (including Michael Bolton!) will descend upon Minot to celebrate North America’s largest Scandinavian festival.
North Dakota is the safest state for women (Security Baron) Security Baron, a news and reviews website focused on security, has ranked North Dakota last in their 2018 list of Most Dangerous States for Women’s Sexual Safety. The list was compiled from FBI- and CDC-reported violence. Volunteers teach English to Fargo’s New Americans (KVRR) The mission of the Fargo-Moorhead’s New American Consortium is to “integrate diverse people to create one community by building trusting relationships.” As a part of this […]
When you are in a position of leadership in a city government, you typically don’t get to leave your job behind at the end of the day – because your home is your work and your work is your home. While we should all make the effort to thank the thousands of civil servants who keep our sidewalks and roads clean and safe, our water running, and communities growing and thriving, the North Dakota League of Cities selects two individuals each year who deserve extra appreciation and gratitude.
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Hankinson’s 17th annual Oktoberfest an extravaganza of lederhosen and laugenbrezel
After nearly 30 years in service, North Dakota’s postmaster to retire
Cavalier comes together to build a new rail bridge
There are 16,130 children in North Dakota who lack enough food for healthy growth every day, which is why the Grand Forks Public School District provides a free soy butter lunch to any student whose lunch balance falls too far into the red. However, educators were noticing that the stigma of the free meal was keeping high school students from accepting it – and so, a group of amazing Grand Forks women organized The Chair Affair to make sure every child has a hot lunch.
Williston Dog Jog a barking good time
Fargo community lifts up baby in need of a liver transplant
North Dakota cemeteries preserve Germanic iron crosses
Over a dozen dead tree stumps becomes works of art in Williston’s Harmon Park
Mouse River Loop Envirothon gives students exposure to environmental, conservation, and farming practices
Hal and Kathy Gershman renovate historic UND classroom building
Anna and Adam Marohl host fun run to raise thousands for the Sanford Family Bereavement Fund
Keith Benning travels to North Carolina to help hurricane animals
North Dakota Chaplains Association celebrates Rev. Adrian Olson as Chaplain of the Year
Monte Yellow Bird and Butch Thunder Hawk exhibit Indian Ledger art in Bismarck
Kat Socks releases children’s book about a “flood dog”
Linda Renaud discovers love of watercolor wax batik after cancer diagnosis
Jerry Gourneau becomes the first North Dakotan and the first member of the First Nation people to be named Assiniboia Downs’ Trainer of the Year
Fargo VFW donates medical-grade recliner chairs to VA
Lois Johnson’s third-grade class paints bowls for event to end holiday hunger
As the largest and only research-based youth development organization in North Dakota, the 4-H program – managed by NDSU Extension – provides learn-by-doing experiences to help children ages 8-18 develop skills and values that will carry them for the rest of their lives – including an international shoe drive to help those who normally wouldn’t be able to afford shoes on their own.