North Dakota Nice News of the Week | July 30, 2020

Are you a new American living in North Dakota?  The North Dakota Historical Society is looking for items that represent the journey of today’s international immigrants to be used in a new exhibit.  To learn more, click here.


Saturday is Lemonade Day in Dickinson to encourage kids to learn the tricks of the entrepreneurial trade.  Want to set up Lemonade Day in your own community?  Check out Dickinson’s best practices here. (Dickinson Press)

If you live in Fargo, the Park District would like you to color a mosaic mural piece. (KVRR)

Dickinson’s Kristi Barkley donated one of her kidneys to a stranger, and is sharing her story in order to encourage more “non-directed donors” to step forward. (Dickinson Press)

Bismarck’s Heaven’s Helpers Soup Kitchen has now extended its support to the entire family – pets included – with thanks to the Tails of the Midwest. (KX Net)

Fargo’s Jason Pierson survived a heart attack thanks to the quick thinking of two strangers named Tim Larson and Amanda Dollinger. (KVRR)

Unsurprisingly, people love the free Farm to Table Pop Ups. (Bowman Extra)

The Our Savior’s Lord’s Pantry in Max has grown in leaps and bounds over the past few years, thanks to some key volunteers and Ray Iverson. (BHG News)

Take as much time as you need to read: The West Fargo Public Library will no longer charge a fine for an overdue book. (KVRR)

The Sanford Children’s Hospital in Fargo is the first spot in North Dakota to receive a “Chad’s Locker,” full of iPads, laptops, and Switches courtesy of former Viking Chad Greenway. (Fargo Forum)

Bismarck’s Laura Henkelman is about to get an even more beautiful smile. (KX Net)

Like to write?  North Dakota has a new (free!) guild for you. (KX Net)

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