On Special Days | NNoTW December 31, 2020

This week’s story is about cake for lunch, and this week’s news is about a teenage gymnast, a soccer coach, and some lost-and-found Christmas presents. Happy 2021!

North Dakota Nice News of the Week | September 24, 2020

I took the week off of work after my sons started back up at school so that I could, you know, take a nap or get a pedicure or just sit quietly after months of chaos.  By Friday I had yet to accomplish any of those things, and so my husband suggested that we take a bike ride to Thompson, have lunch (and maybe a lunch beer), and then ride back with enough time for me to give napping another try before it was time to pick up the boys at 3:00. [Read on]

North Dakota Nice News of the Week | August 6, 2020

Time to go sunflower chasing! According to the USDA, more than 20% of North Dakota’s sunflowers are blooming – and you can find a map of the best views at ndtourism.com.

But before you go, check out this week’s news – about restaurant bros, Whispering Oaks, and 100,000 masks. Read on.

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, check out today’s news.

Nice news of the week – July 23, 2020

Did you know there are three astronomy clubs in North Dakota (Grand Forks, Fargo, and Bismarck) that offer viewing nights, star parties, and stargazing programs – and welcome visitors?

And did you know this week’s news is all about beautiful manicures, beautiful rocks, beautiful chalk art, and beautiful neighbors?  Read on.

Nice news of the week – February 13, 2020

Congratulations to Center’s Andy Riehl, who won $27,750 on Wheel of Fortune!  Did you know this week’s news is about a Saturday Night outfit, rural grocery stores, and Miss Amazing?  Read on.

Nice news of the week – January 30, 2020

Congratulations to Mrs. North Dakota International Melanie Iverson and Miss North Dakota International LeAnne Brydl!  Did you know this week’s news is about an enthusiastic reader, a field full of helpers, the Story of the Week – and much more?  Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 20, 2019

Did you know that the Minot Air Force Base hosts an annual – this is their 49th year – a free Thanksgiving dinner and entertainment for local senior citizens?

And did you know today’s news has at least one big, bushy beard, a chorus of singers, and a community watch? Read on.

Nice news of the day – August 22, 2019

Did you know there are only two flying B-29’s left in the world, and you can see one of them at the Fargo Air Museum this week?

And did you know today’s North Dakota Nice news is about Town & Country, Miss International, and Fusion? Read on.

Nice news of the day – August 19, 2019

Did you know a team of Tate Topa Middle Schoolers in Fort Totten recreated the moon landing using a drone and Legos, and won a trip to Kennedy Space Center in Florida as a result? You can learn more about their work here.

And did you know today’s North Dakota Nice news is about a guardian angel, supportive housing, and Boys Nation? Read on.

Nice news of the day – August 1, 2019

It’s a boy! Did you know a baby giraffe was recently born at the Roosevelt Park Zoo?

And did you know today’s news is about a glowing community and not one, but two, murals? Read on.

Nice news of the day – July 16, 2019

Congratulations to 17-year-old Lauren Knoll of Fargo, who received the highest youth award given by the U.S. Congress!

And speaking of great people, today’s news is about a writer, a watermelon champion, and a whole lot of Ukrainians. Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 10, 2019

Did you know the world’s largest catfish “lives” in Wahpeton and its name is Wahpper?

And did you know today’s news may be the push you need to buy that raffle ticket you’ve been considering? Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 24, 2019

We all saw the first photo of a black hole – but did you know that Bismarck’s Dr. Terry Pilling was on the telescope control systems team that helped make it happen?

And speaking of amazing North Dakotans, today’s news is all about science – dinosaurs (straight from the source), Photoshop and photography, and robotics. Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 23, 2019

Congratulations to the winners of the Keep North Dakota Clean poster contest – fourth graders Kamri Hopfauf, Gavin Boersma, Autumn Haaland, and Lillie Hall!

And speaking of amazing kids, today’s news is about 200 artists, scrubs camp, and Kits 4 Kare. Read on.

Nice news of the day – February 20, 2019

Did you know the Western Edge Bull Riding Finals are this Friday and Saturday in Dickinson?

And did you know today’s news is about a clothing designer, helpful fifth-graders, and county neighbors? Read on.