Nice news of the day – November 29, 2019

Congratulations to the SIX North Dakota students nominated to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point by Senator John Hoeven! You can read about one of the nominees in today’s news.

And speaking of the news, it also has “Freezin’ for a Reason” and the Story of the Week. Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 28, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving! I’m so thankful to be connected to all of you wonderful people!

And today’s news is all about other things for which I’m thankful: great schools and great kids. Read on, and have a beautiful day.

Nice news of the day – November 27, 2019

Did you know that 14-year-old Paige McCormick of Fargo recently won the US Tennis Association’s Northern Fall Junior Open in Eden Prairie?

And did you know today’s news is about Dorothy Adams, Vanessa Lange, and John Pretzer? Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 26, 2019

Did you know that the North Dakota Class B Play Contest, where high school students compete by performing one-act plays, kicked off yesterday in Jamestown? You can find the schedule here: shorturl.at/moJN0

And did you know today’s news is about the DMV, carbon capture, and a mother’s love? Read on.

No news today and an apology recipe

I’m very sorry, all – I had a death in my family and, as such, am unable to post today’s news. I’ll be back tomorrow with our normal schedule of happy niceness.

As an apology, here is a recipe for Snowman Soup:

Nice news of the day – November 22, 2019

Did you know the Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase opens today in Fargo at 4pm and goes all weekend?  If you miss it, it will be in Bismarck the weekend of December 6.

And did you know today’s news is about the “Extraordinary” Margaret Clapis Merriman, a football bet, and the Story of the Week?  Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 21, 2019

Did you know Lakota Public Schools was one of 10 organizations nationwide to receive a $5,000 donation from Bayer Cereal Experts Grain for Good to support educational opportunities in the state?

And did you know today’s news is about an acre of artists, a high-flying baby, and a cross-country hot rod? Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 20, 2019

Did you know that the Minot Air Force Base hosts an annual – this is their 49th year – a free Thanksgiving dinner and entertainment for local senior citizens?

And did you know today’s news has at least one big, bushy beard, a chorus of singers, and a community watch? Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 19, 2019

Congratulations to 6’10” North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Jon Godread, who has been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the World’s Tallest Politician!

And hey, do you know what patriotic donuts, books for little kiddles, and Narcan have in common? They are all in today’s news. Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 18, 2019

Did you know Wahpeton is celebrating its 150th birthday with a parade of lights and fireworks show on November 29 and 30?

And did you know today’s news is about four brothers, a problem at a YMCA that was fixed by Facebook, and Veterans Day celebrations? Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 15, 2019

Did you know the Dickens Village Festival opens November 29 in Garrison? You have three weekends to ride horse-drawn wagons, watch the stage production of “A Christmas Carol,” take in concerts, and shop for Christmas arts and crafts.

And it’s Friday, which means it’s time for the Story of the Week (which is really, really nice this week) – but it’s also time for Country Neighbors and two-handed bowling (which is not, as it sounds, throwing a ball with two hands). Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 14, 2019

Did you know you have two chances for holiday lights parades – one in Grand Forks on November 24, and one in Fargo on November 26?

And did you know today’s news is about the Sweet Adelines, a kids cooking competition, and hats? Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 13, 2019

Congratulations to the Bismarck Larks and Cash Wise of Minot for being recognized by the state for hiring people with disabilities!

And check out today’s news – about duct tape, christening gowns, and deer. Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 12, 2019

Did you know North Dakota turned 130 years old last week? North Dakota was admitted as a state in the union at 3:40pm on November 2, 1889.

And did you know today’s news is about eyeglasses, toilet paper, and pit bulls? Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 11, 2019

Did you know there are 46,507 veterans in North Dakota – about 8% of the population? Thank you to all who served!

And in honor of Veterans Day, today’s post is all about celebrating our great soldiers. Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 8, 2019

Did you now the Medora Musical Christmas Show will be touring around 23 ND, MN, and MT communities from November 29 – December 22?

And did you know today’s news is about Valley City artists, backwards trick-or-treating, and the Story of the Week? Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 7, 2019

Do you live in Bismarck and have a few extra hours to share? Heaven’s Helpers Soup Café is looking for volunteers to help serve meals.

And do you have a few minutes to read today’s news – about a new idea to combat opioid addiction, a new AED location, and improved rural communication? If so, read on.

Nice news of the day – November 6, 2019

Congratulations to Jessica Ackerman of Minot, Sarah Smith Warren of New Rockford, and Hamzat Koriko of Grand Forks for being 3 of 25 people in America and Australia to earn Creative Community Fellowships from NAS/The Kresge Foundation.

And check out today’s news, about a Halloween ballet, a televised hunting trip, and the new wave of farming technology. Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 5, 2019

Did you know North Dakota has been named “The Most Rockin’ State” in the country by Vivid Seats, based on ticket sales and types of shows?

And did you know today’s news is about raking leaves, keeping firefighters healthy, and expanding the world of automation? Read on.