Nice news of the day – July 11, 2019

Did you know North Dakota is ranked 12th in the nation as a great place for working dads?

And did you know today’s news is about t-shirts from the heavens, a free trip to Rome, and gas bubbles?  Read on.


My favorite part of this article is the photo of the kid sharing his hoard after grabbing a bunch of them at the t-shirt drop. (Dunn County Extra)

An anonymous donor has sent a group of high school seniors to Rome for the past five years. (Napoleon Homestead)

North Dakotans are great at turning lemons into lemonade – or, in the case of Roxi Mathis, a detaching retina into “Gas Bubble In Eye.” (Williston Herald)

Nice news of the day – April 2, 2019

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.


Ninety basketball players participated in Dreams in Motion’s annual wheelchair basketball tournament – which was open to both able-bodied and mobility-challenged individuals. (KX Net)

“Mamma Mia!” is coming to North Dakota for the first time ever. (Williston Herald)

The Killdeer Health Occupations Students of America chapter helped 20 people donate blood as they work towards their “Red Cord.” (Dunn County Extra)

And a bonus: I love letters to the editor like this. (Grand Forks Herald)

Nice news of the day – December 24, 2018

I get tired decorating one Christmas tree, and these amazing kids put together 13 of them for the Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd. (New Rockford Transcript)

An anonymous donor has given $100,000 to the Hill Top Heritage Foundation for a MINIATURE GOLF COURSE WHICH IS AWESOME. (Dunn County Extra)

There’s more than one way to make lefse, and Beautiful Badlands has nicely offered up recipes so you can pick your favorite. (Beautiful Badlands)