Nice news of the day – July 16, 2019

Congratulations to 17-year-old Lauren Knoll of Fargo, who received the highest youth award given by the U.S. Congress!

And speaking of great people, today’s news is about a writer, a watermelon champion, and a whole lot of Ukrainians.  Read on.

Author Edna LaMoore Waldo is getting a room across from her brother, author Louis L’Amour – and her grandson will be there to talk about her life and times. (Jamestown Sun)

I’m not sure what the best part is about the 34th annual Ukrainian Heritage Festival.  Is it the fact that it moves around to different towns?  Is it the borscht?  I guess we’ll all have to go to find out. (Please note: a list of activities can be found at the bottom of the article) (Dickinson Press)

Turtle races, a watermelon-eating contest, and squirt guns sounds like my sons’ idea of a great day. (Bowman Extra)

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