Did you know that in 1948, North Dakota raffled off a Dream House in Bismarck by dropping tickets from airplanes? The 5-room, 1-bath house was valued at $20,000 during the raffle and is now for sale for $157,000.
And did you know that today’s nice news is about carbon emissions, All-American football players, and a young rodeo rider? Read on.
If you’ve driven on the Enchanted Highway, you have seen Gary Greff’s sculptures – but did you know they are the world’s largest scrap metal art?
And did you know that today’s nice news is about a grocery store, a food pantry, and a class of 4th-graders? Read on.
I am Jewish.
“Oh, are there a lot of Jews in North Dakota?” You may wonder. Let’s put it this way: we could throw a party for all of us at my synagogue and still have room for everyone to bring a friend.
I really like being Jewish in North Dakota, in part because I’ve always found non-Jewish North Dakotans to be interested in and enthusiastic about my religion.
As we head into Christmas week, take a few minutes to thank a farmer – because holiday or no holiday, rain or shine, animals need care.
And speaking of being thankful, today’s nice news is all about North Dakotans going above and beyond to share the love. Read on.
Did you know that there are more than 350 fishing lakes in North Dakota and, owing to a law passed in 1993, you can fish year-round?
And guess what else – there are amazing people in Langdon, Wahpeton, and Grand Forks, all featured in today’s nice news. Read on.
We all know that Cream of Wheat was first manufactured in Grand Forks, but did you know that there is a whole website dedicated to recipes using it? Check out creamofwheat.com/recipes for inspiration.
But before you do that, check out today’s nice news – which is all about crossing the border into South Dakota, Minnesota, and the Republic of Georgia. Read on.
Did you know that North Dakota’s fastest drag racer is a man named Bob Struksnes, who will be inducted next month into the National Hot Rod Association’s Hall of Fame?
And did you know that today’s nice news is about North Dakota’s national ranking, Rugby students, and a group of PT students at Minot State? Read on.
Mr. Bubble is the #1 bath product in the U.S. – probably because it was invented in North Dakota by Harold Schafer.
Also things that make North Dakota special: a 17-year old bowling entrepreneur, a 13-year old horseshoe artist, and a Badlands moviemaker – all in today’s nice news. Read on.
Did you know that North Dakota’s state sandwich is the sloppy joe?
And while you are debating whether or not a sloppy joe is a sandwich (and a hot dog is a taco), check out today’s nice news: about a very important donation, a trip for good, and a Devils Lake dad filling tummies and hearts. Read on.
You know those little registration stickers on your license plate? Well, they were invented in North Dakota by Lenard Milo.
And did you know about Hettinger’s chickens, Liberty’s students, and Denbea Mcnally? You’ll learn about them soon enough in today’s nice news. Read on.
Amanda Prentice, Jill Crawford, and the Sparrow Ministry put together backpacks for children transitioning to a foster home to make the move easier. They also organize laundry baskets full of important goodies for 18-year olds that have aged out of the foster system. The MOMS Club of Williston is now helping them out, and it would be great if every community in North Dakota did the same. (Williston Herald) A very important step forward: six rural North Dakota schools now […]
We all know that Josh Duhamel is one of Minot’s favorite sons, but did you also know that rapper Wiz Khalifa is a part of the Magic City, too?
While you listen to his latest album, also check out today’s nice news: about the weather, saving for college, and generous North Dakotans. Read on.
Did you know that you can EAT North Dakota’s state flower, the wild prairie rose? And that it’s high in C, E and K and B complex?
AND did you know that today’s nice news is about new donors, new North Dakotans, and a new farmer? Read on.