Nice news of the day – March 6, 2019

Did you know it’s the 50th anniversary of Zip to Zap?  If you don’t know Zip to Zap, click here.

And if you don’t know today’s nice news – about fruit, pinochle, and nursing – read on.

This is a berry cute idea. (KX Net)

Camaraderie is in the cards in Larimore during the winter.” (Grand Forks Herald)

Nurses are amazing people, so I can only imagine with the North Dakota Nursing Educator of the Year is like. (Dickinson Press)

Nice news of the day – October 25, 2018

It’s hard not to love firefighters.  They put out fires and save peoples’ lives.  They host spaghetti dinners.  They drive fire engines.  And when 76-year old Allan Melander had a heart attack while mowing his lawn, the Fargo Fire Department – the first responders on scene – finished the work while Melander was recovering at the hospital. (Billings Gazette)

Dwight Schrute would be jealous: The Dickinson’s Citizens Policy Academy is a free 12-week course that teaches North Dakota’s awesomest about what North Dakota’s finest do every day.  The class currently has 30 students enrolled. (MyNDNow) is not the place for politics, but it is the place to honor the U.S. Secret Service Agent and Larimore/Washburn native Clint Hill, who jumped on the limousine during the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to shield the President and First Lady.  Clint also worked for Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard M. Nixon.  Now retired from service, Clint is a public speaker, author, and recent recipient of the North Dakota RoughRider Award. (Grand Forks Herald)