Nice news of the day – September 24, 2018

Williston Dog Jog a barking good time (Williston Herald)

The Mondak Animal Rescue, a Williston non-profit animal advocate and “lost and found,” hosted the 20th annual Williston Dog Jog to raise money to help homeless animals with placement and vet care.  The Jog featured inflatables, face painting, a pet costume contest and, of course, a host of furry friends.

Fargo community lifts up baby in need of a liver transplant (Valley News Live)

Jordan Dravitz was diagnosed with a rare and serious liver disease at 8-weeks old.  Now 7-months old, she has received the transplant, as well as thousands in financial support from people in and around Fargo to help with the medications and treatment.

North Dakota cemeteries preserve Germanic iron crosses (Herald Courier)

Cemeteries in Mandan, Balta, Orrin, Hague, Zeeland, Richarton, Strasburg, Belfield, Killdeer, Rugby, Selz, and Harvey are diligently preserving dozens of century-old iron crosses associated with Germans from Russia.  Said Tim Kloberdanz, identified by the Herald-Courier as the leading wrought iron cross expert, “I was most impressed because it has such exquisite examples of iron cross workmanship, and there’s just in my mind no doubt that you find artistic works in [the St. Vincent’s Catholic Church] cemetery.”

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