Did you know that the Minot Symphony Orchestra hosts an annual Secret Garden Tour, at which members of the orchestra play for visitors at seven beautiful private gardens – and this year’s event is July 10?
And did you know today’s news is about a big birthday party, a school district solution, and a redesignation? Read on.
Fargo filmmaker Stefon Bristol’s movie, “See You Yesterday,” is now streaming on Netflix, and I took the picture in this post with the hope the amazing floral smell would come through your computer, and today’s news is full of nice people. Read on.
Did you know Mandan Public Schools has been named one of the Best Communities for Music Education in the country?
And speaking of amazing schools, today’s news is about districts in Minot, Grand Forks, and New England – with a bonus story about Williston! Read on.
Did you know the Great Plains Food Bank has set up 14 food pantries at 14 schools around North Dakota to make sure children have food over the summer months? The link is in this post.
And speaking of great people, today’s news is about a great teacher, a great exercise program, and great gardens. Read on.
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 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.
Best of luck to Miss North Dakota USA, Samantha Redding, as she heads to Reno to compete for the title of Miss USA! And speaking of North Dakota, today’s news is about three acts of North Dakota Nice – kindness from a stranger, a donation in celebration, and family support. Read on. Letters like this are the whole reason I started North Dakota Nice. (Grand Forks Herald) To honor their mother, Jane Lundeen’s family used gifted memorial money to purchase […]
Guess what: Hillsboro’s Jodi Kurtz is shooting a pilot about a home-staging company for HGTV next month.
And guess what else: today’s news is about a dog named Louie, a woman named Helma, and the town of New England. Read on.
We got the beet on a sweet new use for one of our favorite North Dakota-grown products: sugarbeets. Red Pine Distillery invites grown-ups to “drink in the beauty of distilled nature” in the form of Sugarbeet Vodka, as well as two “rum-style” Spiced and White Sugarbeet products. Having just celebrated Red Pine’s first anniversary, the fantastic Tyle Seim has kindly offered up his thoughts on what it takes to craft excellence. Read on.
Did you know that the last three college hockey national championship winners have had a North Dakotan on the team? And did you know Grand Forks was voted the top hockey town in the U.S.?
While you’re mulling all that over, read today’s news – about 10,000 books, a basketball team, and a “pretty loaded” program. Read on.
Did you know North Dakota has been ranked the 10th best state in the U.S. for doctors, and has the 5th most hospitals per capita?
And did you know today’s news is about a “wheel”-y great basketball tourney, HOSA, and ABBA? Read on.
Did you know that Dickinson State University is allowing prospective students to submit their admission application for free in the month of March?
And speaking of great news, today’s news is about two different lifesavers, and quilted ponchos. Read on.
Good news for a cold winter: the federal Agriculture Department has announced that 2/3 of North Dakota’s winter wheat crop is rated in good condition.
And in other good news, today’s news is about smart kids, a beautiful singer, and an important gathering. Read on.
The results are in – the tastiest water in North Dakota is in Bismarck! (I think our water in Thompson is great, so I want a recount): https://bit.ly/2Tz9Mgn
And speaking of great, today’s nice news is about a hand up, a drive up, and a grow up. Read on.
Did you know the North Dakota Museum of Art is currently featuring a photography exhibit about inventor Elmer O. Thompson, who grew up in Cavalier County and earned 30 patents?
And did you know today’s news is about a pay-it-forward Freezeway, an Apple video maker, and pumpkin leaves? Read on.
Did you know that the Minot Air Force Base – opened in 1957 – is one of only two bases in the country with B-52s? I’m so glad that North Dakota is able to support all of the people in service at the MAFB and the GFAFB.
And speaking of other things that make me glad, today’s nice news is about North Dakotans helping animals, homeless children, and the environment. Read on.