Nice news of the week – July 16, 2020

Did you know New York’s Lincoln Center is streaming songs from the musical Carousel – and Grand Forks’ Michael Marcotte is one of the performers? You can check it out here through August.

And did you know this week’s news has a warehouse full of Girl Scout cookies, a virtual movie club, and a rare breed of fox.  Read on.


Thin Mints for everyone!  The Girl Scouts donated 3,000 boxes of cookies to Sanford as a thank you to healthcare workers. (KFYR TV)

The Mandan Flower Project is coming up roses in its desire to spread a little cheer. (KX Net)

Parshall’s Mel and Darlene Malnourie love trees so much that they have taken it upon themselves to care for 350 evergreens in the area. (BHG News)

The kids at Wiggles and Giggles sold lemonade, cupcakes, and cookies to raise money to fill backpacks with school supplies in advance of the upcoming school year. (KVRR)

Twenty years ago, Bismarck’s Brian Selzler wrote a story with his daughter, Chelsey, on the way from Bismarck to Grand Forks, and now that book is available for everyone to enjoy. (KFYR TV)

The Traill County Historical Society is giving tours of the 100-year-old Bloomfield schoolhouse. (Hillsboro Banner)

After the high school’s official prom was cancelled, Wishek took the grand march to the streets. (KFYR TV)

You know how I feel about all of these beautiful building murals – and now Jamestown has a new one to show off. (Jamestown Sun)

In Fargo, the North Dakota Horse Park is back to the races. (KVRR)

The Fargo Theater may have temporarily closed its doors, but it has found a bunch of new ways to engage with their audiences – including a virtual movie club and a special marquee that was retweeted by the screenwriter and lead actor of “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure.” (Fargo Forum)

Mandan’s Daryl and Virginia Kerzman are supporting local businesses by eating out every night – and just surpassed their 305th meal at Bennigan’s. (KX Net)

This is a sweet North Dakota love story, 40 years in the making. (Fargo Forum)

Start up your vintage engines!  Dickinson’s annual Prairie Car Show is expected to be the largest one in event history. (Dickinson Press)

The Red River Zoo has three new swift foxes as a part of a breeding program to protect this rare species. (Dickinson Press)

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