Congratulations to Bismarck High senior (and soon-to-be Harvard student) Naomi Hegwood for being named Teen of the Year by the Bismarck Tribune!
And speaking of great people, today’s news is about pint-sized mayors, magical authors, and puppies. Read on.
It’s officially the time of the year when my husband stands at the window waiting for someone to start up a lawn mower so that he can decide if it’s close enough to our house to require him to mow our own lawn.
Also, today’s is about canoes, theater, and cars. Read on.
Did you know that one in three of all North Dakotans is of Norwegian heritage? And did you know that today’s news is about a schoolful of scholarships, a roomful of Norwegians, and a track-full of runners? Read on. This is amazing: The Hillsboro Dollars for Scholars chapter has a $2M endowment, which means that basically every student that applies gets a scholarship. (Hillsboro Banner) There are more Norwegian descendants in North Dakota than in any other state, which probably […]
Did you know the Paul Broste Rock Museum in Parshall is built of natural North Dakota granite and contains an internationally-recognized rock collection?
And did you know today’s news contains the best story of the week, along with two other good ones? Read on, and have a great weekend!
Congratulations to Caitlyn Vogel, Miss North Dakota Teen USA for winning First Runner-up Miss Teen USA!
And speaking of great people, today’s news is about a lifesaving grandson, archery, and a book character come to life. Read on.
Did you know that the Stutsman County Courthouse in Jamestown is North Dakota’s oldest surviving courthouse, and you can take a tour of it? Fun fact: it’s the only remaining building in North Dakota related to the birthplace of our statehood.
And speaking of fun facts, today’s news is about clowns, celebrations, and babies. Read on.
Did you know you can take a tour of the Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile Site in Cooperstown to check out North Dakota’s piece of the Cold War?
And speaking of things to check out, today’s news is about country neighbors, an international science fair, and Boozefighters. Read on.
Did you know that the Tri-County Tourism Alliance has created a list of restaurants that serve German or German-Russian foods? Time for a foodie trip – check out today’s news for the link!
And speaking of the link, today’s news is an update on a Derby winner, a theater contest, and grocery bags. Read on.
If you think one small act can’t make a big difference, then you haven’t heard about Brave the Shave. In 2008, a small group of Basin Electric employees decided they wanted to shave five heads to raise $10,000 to fight childhood cancer. Today, over 2,200 volunteers have raised over $3 million shaving their heads to help North Dakota kids focus on getting well. Read on.
Did you know that North Dakota is leading the country in oxygen-based therapy for brain injury recovery, and have started studying it as it relates to Alzheimer’s, dementia, and MS? Check out the details here: https://bit.ly/2H0ysHu
And did you know today’s news is about a new leg, yellow roses, and bicycles. Read on.
Did you know Valley City’s Koye and Kolt Grebel recently competed in Holland in a two-day Greco/Roman wrestling tournament? You can read more about it here: https://bit.ly/2H2O3qg
And did you know today’s news is about Readersville, West Point, and a Day of Service. Read on.
Did you know that Rhame, ND’s Cashae McGee has been selected to be a part of the first ever Priefert Junior Elite Rodeo Team, which is made up of some of the nation’s top cowgirls?
And did you know today’s news is about rockin’ principals, a lifetime of giving, and Innovator of the Year. Read on.
Bismarck’s Mike Peluso – a former Chicago Blackhawk – is a self-professed “ultimate rink rat,” and if you like hockey you’ll love this story: https://bit.ly/2VbOHdG
And speaking of things you’ll love, today’s news is about three great grown-ups: a nursing student, a sports announcer, and a walking warrior. Read on.
Stacy Nelson-Heising and her husband, Dan, have found a new apple-y ever after for her family’s 100-year-old Ayr farm – now reinvented into Cottonwood Cider House and Orchard, North Dakota’s original cidery. The wonderful Stacy has kindly offered her thoughts on biodynamic farming, building a cider culture in North Dakota, and some valuable advice for readers on planting apple trees. Read on.
Congratulations to the 14 North Dakotans who were honored with a National Guard Woodrow W. Keeble Award for personal courage, fortitude, and determination!
And hats off to the people in today’s news – which is about a bookmobile, a day on a farm, and horses. Read on.
There are “Days” for days in North Dakota – events like Reynolds Rib Fest, Horse Fest, and Riverfest. I’m going to try and make a calendar for them all. If you know of one, please message me. Thanks in advance!
And speaking of good stuff, today’s news is about pint-sized mindfulness, hearkening music, and Run4Change. Read on.
Did you know that North Dakota had the highest percentage increase (55%) of AP test passage rates in the country over the last three years?
And speaking of smarties, today’s news is about creating opportunity, supporting freedom, and running a business. Read on.