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.
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.
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.
Did you know that World’s Largest Buffalo monument is located at Frontier Village in Jamestown? Of course you did!
However, you may not yet know about what’s going on in the world of yurts, inmate iPads, and Kindness Rocks. Better read today’s Nice ND News.
In a state full of exceptional educators, it’s hard to put into (grammatically-correct, structurally-accurate) words what makes a teacher truly outstanding. However, at the 2018 Grand Forks Public Schools Teachers Hall of Fame induction ceremony, a few common traits rose to the top. Compassionate and attentive. Enthusiastic. Expecting the best. Encouraging.
Going home after a hospital stay can be scary – What does this pain mean? Am I taking my medications properly? Is something wrong? – which is why Altru Health System created the Home Visits program. Home Visits connects nurses, residency doctors, respiratory therapists, and paramedics to recently-discharged patients to make sure the patients continue to improve after hospital care. This crucial service is not covered by insurance – and so, to ensure it can remain totally free to patients, a team of community volunteers came together to raise funds to not just pay for, but grow, Altru’s Home Visits program.
Fargo-Moorhead Crossroads Powwow hosts 1,000 dancers and singers to share their ancestors’ past and celebrate the present
Descendant of White Cloud, North Dakota’s iconic white bison, joins National Buffalo Museum herd
U.S. Attorney’s Office in North Dakota honored with international award for work in prosecuting an international drug ring
For the past 37 years, Minot, N.D. and Skien, Norway have held “Hands Across the Sea” through a Sister City relationship that includes annual voyages by both communities to keep the Scandinavian cultural heritage alive across generations of North Dakotans. The Hands Across the Sea program is especially important to connecting the younger population directly to Norwegians and the modern Norwegian culture. That’s where Minot State University comes in.