Buy me some peanuts and Whiskey Jacks | NNoTW June 17, 2021

Our nine-year-old played two sets of double-headers last Friday and Saturday.  On Sunday, we naturally decided to detox after hours upon hours of baseball by taking our two sons and a friend to a Wheat City Whiskey Jacks baseball game.  The Whiskey Jacks played the Badlands Big Sticks at Kraft Field, which is apparently known to our family as “that place with the concession stand” because the boys ate their way through the entire experience.

Good Ranch | NNoTW May 20, 2021

This week’s story is about ranch dressing, and this week’s news is about pen pals, teen suicide prevention, and a food pantry vegetable garden.  Read on.

Putter | NNoTW March 4, 2021

This week’s story is about Kyle, and this week’s news has happy wooden trees, cozy kids, and lots of dogs.  Read on.

Nice news of the week – July 9, 2020

Did you know that one of North Dakota’s original “Rosie the Riveters” is supporting the effort to award the Rosies the Congressional Gold Medal by making red polka-dot coronavirus masks? 

You can read all about Mae Krier in this week’s news – which also features one of the “Nicest Places in America,” the Three Little Pigs, and the Aquanauts.  Read on.

Nice news of the week – March 12, 2020

Congratulations to Valley City’s Nicholas Lee, who was presented with a Diamond Coach Award by the National Speech & Debate Association for his work with the students at Valley City High School!

Check out this week’s news, which has all sorts of great stories about law students, time capsules, tractor pulls, and more.  Read on.

Nice news of the week – February 20, 2020

Best of luck to the Capital Ice Chips skating team who are on their way to the U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships in Providence, RI for the 10th year in a row!  You can learn all about the Ice Chips in this week’s news – which is also about Zero Waste Week, a Cupcake of the Month, a lifetime of love, and more. Read on.

Nice news of the day – October 30, 2019

Did you know North Dakota recently received The Attorney General’s Award for Fraud Prevention for the state’s efforts to combat fraud against the elderly and most vulnerable?

And did you know today’s news is about some Germans in North Dakota, a lifesaving Dakotan, and a custom casket? Read on.

Nice news of the day – October 17, 2019

Did you know a zombie horror movie called “Greywood’s Plot” was filmed in Devils Lake and will be premiering at the Twin Cities Film Festival on Friday?

And did you know today’s news is about a Little Pantry, a strikingly-good time, and the Johnson family? Read on.

Nice news of the day – October 15, 2019

Did you know Bismarck was recently ranked the best state capital in which to live in the nation? The ranking was based on safety, housing prices, school districts, and cost of living.

And did you know today’s news is about a literal and figurative short film competition, a bright and shiny Hillsboro, and free tuition. Read on.

Nice news of the day – October 11, 2019

Did you know North Dakota has been named one of the top most tax-friendly states in the U.S., meaning we pay less tax than most of the country?

And did you know today’s North Dakota Nice news has books, bikes, and the Story of the Week? Read on.

Nice news of the day – October 3, 2019

Did you know Hillsboro’s father-son duo Shawn and Hunter Hennings were a part of the U.S. team that took Silver in the Pan-American Saltwater Big Game Championships in Puerto Vallarta last month?

And did you know today’s news is about outdoor learning, jogging docs, and big-time giving. Read on.

Nice news of the day – September 16, 2019

Congratulations to Minot’s Sidni Kast, who was recently crowned Miss Norsk Hostfest!

And thank you to everyone checking out today’s news – about a fishing family, a verrry long-time farmer, and Red Knights. Read on.

Nice news of the day – July 15, 2019

Did you know the 24th annual Rendezvous Region Music Fest starts on Friday in Langdon, and includes a firemen’s dinner, a Rod Run, a Christmas in July sale – and, of course, tons of music?

And did you know today’s news has beautiful blooms, a West African Crowned Crane, and Vets? Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 17, 2019

Mark your calendars for the International Music Camp Festival, which holds concerts throughout June and July – including the Royal Canadian Air Force Band (June 21), an Old Fashioned Band concert with an ice cream social (July 5), and the National Youth Wind Orchestra of Luxembourg (July 26).

And afterwards, read today’s news – about a lifesaving repairman, North Dakotans that never give up, adoptive plant parents…plus an amazing bonus story!

Nice news of the day – May 20, 2019

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…

Nice news of the day – April 29, 2019

Did you know that North Dakota issues the fewest overall speeding tickets of any state, according to United Speeders of America?

And speaking of life in the lovely slow lane, today’s news is about a schoolhouse called home, school lunches, and the most important meal of the day. Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 8, 2019

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.