Nice news of the day – April 30, 2019

Did you know that North Dakota had the highest percentage increase (55%) of AP test passage rates in the country over the last three years?

And speaking of smarties, today’s news is about creating opportunity, supporting freedom, and running a business. Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 29, 2019

Did you know that North Dakota issues the fewest overall speeding tickets of any state, according to United Speeders of America?

And speaking of life in the lovely slow lane, today’s news is about a schoolhouse called home, school lunches, and the most important meal of the day. Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 26, 2019

Best of luck to Miss North Dakota USA, Samantha Redding, as she heads to Reno to compete for the title of Miss USA! And speaking of North Dakota, today’s news is about three acts of North Dakota Nice – kindness from a stranger, a donation in celebration, and family support.  Read on. Letters like this…

Nice news of the day – April 25, 2019

Did you know the Valley City Special Olympics has almost 100 athletes ranging from age 8 to 74?

And speaking of good people, today’s news is about a mom-led family fun day, Hairball Haven, and money. Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 24, 2019

We all saw the first photo of a black hole – but did you know that Bismarck’s Dr. Terry Pilling was on the telescope control systems team that helped make it happen?

And speaking of amazing North Dakotans, today’s news is all about science – dinosaurs (straight from the source), Photoshop and photography, and robotics. Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 23, 2019

Congratulations to the winners of the Keep North Dakota Clean poster contest – fourth graders Kamri Hopfauf, Gavin Boersma, Autumn Haaland, and Lillie Hall!

And speaking of amazing kids, today’s news is about 200 artists, scrubs camp, and Kits 4 Kare. Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 22, 2019

Did you know that it’s going to be in the 60s and 70s throughout most of North Dakota this week?

And speaking of good news, today’s news is about a 95-year-old bowling champ, an amazing young writer, and mermaid hair. Read on.

North Dakota Grows: Cindy and Turtle Mountain Artistry

For being a relatively small (but mighty) state, North Dakota is the fortunate home to many truly exceptional artists – like Cindy Roth of Turtle Mountain Artistry, who brings blocks of tupelo wood to life. The wonderful Cindy has kindly offered up her thoughts on how she has carved out her own piece of North Dakota. Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 19, 2019

Did you know Jamestown’s Jody Larson will be rolling through the Grand Canyon to raise money and awareness for spina bifida next week? You can donate by sending a check to the Spina Bifida Association at 1208 7th St. SW #205, Jamestown 58401.

And did you know today’s news is about Guns N’ Hoses, a riflery team, and baby cows? Read on, and have a great weekend!

Nice news of the day – April 17, 2019

Did you know the Ukrainian Cultural Institute in Dickinson hosts an annual pysanky (Ukrainian Easter eggs) class?

And did you know today’s news is about baseball, ukuleles, and Harry Potter? Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 16, 2019

Congratulations to Grand Forks eleventh-grader Deanna Rose for winning a national scholarship award from the Alliance for Youth Artists and Writers for her work of art, entitled “Hand”!

And speaking of talented North Dakotans, today’s news is about “Gilligan’s Island,” Relay for Life, and a helpful coach. Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 15, 2019

Did you know that the North Dakota-based Farm Rescue has already delivered 40 loads of hay (1,300 bales) this year to flooded farms in Nebraska and South Dakota?

To learn more about Operation Hay Lift, check out today’s news – where you can also learn about Helping Hettingers and Egyptology. Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 11, 2019

Did you know all of the airports in North Dakota saw an increase in boardings last year?

And did you know today’s news is about the Boy Scouts, green-thumbed students, and a public speaker? Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 10, 2019

Did you know Minot’s Jim Hill Middle School Band has been named the 2019 Official State Band?

And did you know today’s news is about a mom-and-daughter duo, a writing lab, and a drug recovery program? Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 9, 2019

Did you know Fargo’s Richard Edlund was responsible for the visual effects in the Star Wars movies?

And did you know today’s news about healthy hearts, a caring Cam, and knepfla soup? Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 8, 2019

Guess what: Hillsboro’s Jodi Kurtz is shooting a pilot about a home-staging company for HGTV next month.

And guess what else: today’s news is about a dog named Louie, a woman named Helma, and the town of New England. Read on.

North Dakota Grows: Tyler and Red Pine Distillery

We got the beet on a sweet new use for one of our favorite North Dakota-grown products: sugarbeets. Red Pine Distillery invites grown-ups to “drink in the beauty of distilled nature” in the form of Sugarbeet Vodka, as well as two “rum-style” Spiced and White Sugarbeet products. Having just celebrated Red Pine’s first anniversary, the fantastic Tyle Seim has kindly offered up his thoughts on what it takes to craft excellence. Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 5, 2019

Did you know North Dakota recently held its first-ever girls state wrestling tournament?

And did you know today’s news is about quilts and chili, a special engagement, and a live-saving drug? Read on.