Nice news of the week – May 7, 2020

If you like country music, tune onto the Great Plains Food Bank Facebook page tonight at 7:00 pm for a concert by Dakota Bay in support of North Dakota’s food bank.

And if you like nice news, you’re going to love what’s up this week – including a musical wheelchair, an online fashion show, and #ShareThePositivityND.  Read on.


Grand Forks’ Tom Brosseau is creating “The Great American Folk Show” and one of his first guests is Marilyn Hagerty. (Fargo Forum)

An electric wheelchair is bringing music and nostalgia into the rooms of residents at St. Luke’s Home in Dickinson. (Dickinson Press)

The Minot Zoo is offering their Mother’s Day special for the entire week to allow people to see the baby animals without fear of crowds. (Minot Daily News)

Who wants to party?  Hayden’s Art Party! (Fargo Forum)

I’m so impressed at how North Dakotans are doing whatever they can to show their love. (KFYR TV)

Mandaree’s Skye Hall has sewed hundreds of free masks for area healthcare professionals, elders, and the community-at-large on the Fort Berthold Reservation, and how now taken her skills nationwide to support the Navajo Nation – and in bonus kindness, much of her work is subsidized by donations. (Minot Daily News)

Congratulations to Grand Forks fifth-grader Brody Schneider for being named North Dakota AAA School Safety Patroller of the Year! (Grand Forks Herald)

NDSU is holding it’s annual fashion show, and you are invited. (KVRR)

Miss your group workouts?  Consider taking a cue from Mariah Prussia (and taking advantage of the beautiful weather) and holding your classes outdoors. (KVRR)

Congratulations to the six North Dakota middle schoolers, including Mandan’s Trinity Pitzer, for being recognized for their interest in STEM! (KX Net)

Obviously, #ShareThePositivityND is right up my alley. (Grand Forks Herald)

Fargo’s Paradox Comics-N-Cards hosted a virtual comicon of sorts for its community. (KVRR)

Prairie Rose Principal Nicole Weiler has created a #flatprincipal (on the same lines as the book “Flat Stanley”) to send some 2-D love to her students. (Dickinson Press)

The sidewalk outside the Williston Public Library is now as colorful as the books within. (Williston Herald)

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