Nice news of the week – April 30, 2020

All of our North Dakota food banks are being stretched thin as more and more people need their services.  If you can, deliver up some North Dakota Nice by donating non-perishables and hygiene products!

And speaking of North Dakota Nice, this week’s news is about a family that cleans together, a gaggle of lawyers, and beans beans the musical fruit.  Read on.


McKenzie County has put together 14-day meal kits for anyone who has to self-quarantine. (KX Net)

Fargo businesses have been stepping up to help Golden Drive Homeless Kids collect food, hygiene and safety items, and clothing for families. (KVRR)

The Larson family of New Rockford spend every spring picking up garbage. (New Rockford Transcript)

Here’s what some of our awesome nurses and doctors are doing to keep spirits up while they take care of our fellow North Dakotans. (KX Net)

Making lemonade (or burritos) out of a difficult situation: the North Dakota bean market is doing whatever it can to meet the new demand. (Williston Herald)

My husband is a lawyer, which means I know a lot of lawyer jokes like this: “Why don’t sharks eat lawyers?  Professional courtesy.”  Lawyers in Ward County are going against their (often unfair) stereotype to donate lunches to essential workers. (KX Net)

Seventy-five Twin Towners (Wahpeton and Breckenridge) took a community stroll together in social distancing style. (Wahpeton Daily News)

South Prairie teachers and staff held a socially-distanced Ice Cream Social for their students and families. (KFYR TV)

You can build your own at-home movie theater experience with a little help from Mott’s Playhouse Theater. (Grant County News)

The Grand Forks Senior Center is providing weekly – not once a week, but enough food for seven days – meals to allow vulnerable area residents to stay home. (Grand Forks Herald)

Volunteers in Michigan revived their now award-winning ambulance service. (Grand Forks Herald)

The photo in this week’s post was taken by Steve Silverman. It is called “Maah Daah Hey Trail.”

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