Nice news of the day – June 28, 2019

Did you know North Dakota is the fourth-youngest state in the U.S., and last year was the only state to have the median age get younger – a sign that young people are moving to and staying in North Dakota?

And today’s news – about Churchs Ferry, veteran fishing trips, and lemonade – is so nice that I could have made any one of the three articles the Story of the Week. Can you guess which one I picked? Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 27, 2019

Congratulations to our new Miss North Dakota, Haley Wolfe! Haley’s platform is #BeThe1To, which is working to stop teen suicide.

And today’s news is about some fancy dinosaurs, great gardening, and breast milk. Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 26, 2019

Did you know a display exhibit on Stephen Hawking, created by Dickinson Middle School 8th-graders Abby Lange and Elizabeth Keele for the National History Day competition in Maryland, will soon be on display in the Smithsonian?

And did you know today’s news is about a Nice (Center) project; not one, but two stories about bicycle safety; and sandwiches? Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 25, 2019

Congratulations to Bismarck’s Bonnie Staiger, who was recently named North Dakota’s associate poet laureate, in compliment with our state’s Poet Laureate, Larry Woiwode!

And speaking of nice news, today’s is about rhubarb, polka, and a beautiful town. Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 24, 2019

Did you know the Upper Missouri Valley Fair starts June 26, and will feature over 700 projects by Williams County 4H’ers – including a Rube Goldberg contest to put a quarter in a piggy bank?

And today’s news – about a free fishing day, helping arms, and a new support group – was so nice that I added a bonus story to make it even nicer! Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 21, 2019

This week’s Story of the Week is so, so nice. Get a cup of coffee so you can take the time to enjoy it – and also check out the other two stories: on new houses and clean water. Have a great weekend!

Nice news of the day – June 20, 2019

Congratulations to Alison Traynor, North Dakota’s Suicide Prevention Program Director, who was the first North Dakotan to ever be named to the national De Beaumont 40 Under 40.

And if you’re on the fence about learning CPR, today’s news may convince you to finally take that class. Plus, stories about youth mentorship and Happy Hooligans. Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 19, 2019

Did you know the McKenzie County Fair kicks off tomorrow (June 20)?

And did you know today’s news is about a field of flags, a historical comic book, and Bloody Marys? Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 18, 2019

Did you know that North Dakota has an adaptive cheer team, called the North Dakota Elite, for athletes of all ages with an intellectual or physical disability who love to perform?

And did you know today’s news is about Buffalo Fest, muskie fishing, and Megagamers? Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 17, 2019

Mark your calendars for the International Music Camp Festival, which holds concerts throughout June and July – including the Royal Canadian Air Force Band (June 21), an Old Fashioned Band concert with an ice cream social (July 5), and the National Youth Wind Orchestra of Luxembourg (July 26).

And afterwards, read today’s news – about a lifesaving repairman, North Dakotans that never give up, adoptive plant parents…plus an amazing bonus story!

Nice news of the day – June 14, 2019

Did you know the critical access hospitals in Cando, Carrington, Linton, and Wishek have been named four of the top 20 best rural facilities in the nation?

And if you love space and want to see it come to a library near you, better check out today’s news. Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 13, 2019

Congratulations to 11-year-old Danica Onchuck of Wahpeton, who was the top elementary girl shooter at the Western Nationals archery tournament!

And today’s news is equally great – about a youth choir, a busy senior, and kites! Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 12, 2019

Did you know tomorrow (June 13-16) begins Fort Union Trading Post’s annual Rendezvous – with 100 historical re-enactors demonstrating 19th century techniques such as blacksmithing, beaver skinning, and frontier cooking? Learn more here: https://bit.ly/2I5DuTT

And did you know today’s news is about an orangutan named Taluken, a BIG baby shower, and friendly neighbors? Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 11, 2019

Did you know the Special Olympics North Dakota Summer Games are now underway with over 600 athletes participating?

And did you know today’s news has a bonus story? Better read them all.

Nice news of the day – June 10, 2019

Did you know the world’s largest catfish “lives” in Wahpeton and its name is Wahpper?

And did you know today’s news may be the push you need to buy that raffle ticket you’ve been considering? Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 7, 2019

Do you know a young reader in Minot? If they sign up for the Minot Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, they can get money for their college account.

And do you know Jerry Hamm, Peggy Davis, Laurel Brusseau, or any of the other nice people in today’s news? Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 6, 2019

Fargo filmmaker Stefon Bristol’s movie, “See You Yesterday,” is now streaming on Netflix, and I took the picture in this post with the hope the amazing floral smell would come through your computer, and today’s news is full of nice people. Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 5, 2019

Did you know the new season of the Medora Musical kicked off last week?

And did you know today’s news is about an adopted classroom, and other great stuff? Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 4, 2019

Did you know that after a 10-year hiatus, the Knife River Indian Villages in Stanton, ND is now growing a Native tobacco garden?

And did you know today’s news is about a crisis shelter, a conservation demonstration farm, and a student-designed race car? Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 3, 2019

Did you know North Dakota farmers plan to plant a record number (4 million) acres this year, according to the US Department of Agriculture?

And did you know today’s news has a good idea for a summer volunteer project? Read on.