Did you know Jocelyn Burdick was North Dakota’s first female U.S. Senator? She held her seat in 1992, and just passed away at the enviable age of 97. (Heidi Heitkamp is the second woman to serve.)
And did you know today’s news is a post-Christmas roundup of nice holiday news – including international gifts, free hotel rooms, a pile of cookies, and the Best Christmas Ever? Read on.
Happy Hanukkah! In celebration of the first night of Hanukkah (last night), I posted up my mom’s latke recipe. In true Bubbe (Yiddish word for Grandma) form, there’s not a single real measurement in it – it’s all “a pinch” or “to taste.” Enjoy the calories!
But before you start cooking, check out today’s news – about some cool new t-shirts, a Pajama Party, and a holiday meal. Read on.
Congrats to Mandan’s Jan Moser who represented North Dakota on the Special Olympics USA Bowling Team – and took home team gold and single silver at the games in Dubai and Abu Dhabi!
And check out today’s news – about the Drake Passage, animal rescue, and Christmas shopping for mom and dad. Read on.
Congratulation’s to Makoti’s Everett Dobrinski, who was recently inducted into the national Cooperative Hall of Fame! Everett is only one of 177 people in the Hall of Fame, which honors cooperative farmers.
And you’re going to like today’s news – about a wall of purses, speedy service, and a hero of rural newspapers. Read on.
It’s time for the annual Airmen Cookie Drive in Minot! The goal is to deliver 1,200 dozen cookies to first-term airmen. If you are willing and able to bake, cookies can be dropped off December 10-13 at the Minot Chamber of Commerce.
And it’s time for today’s news – about Grandpa Gump’s Christmas Store, Elina Aggarwal’s fundraiser celebration, and Vonnie Doone’s quilting bee. Read on.
Did you know thousands of wreaths – donated by sponsors and placed by volunteers – will be laid on December 14 at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery in Mandan? If you want to donate one of the wreaths next year, check out the link in today’s news.
And speaking of today’s news, it also has a welcoming Mandan-er, and a full FargoDome. Read on.
Did you know Lakota Public Schools was one of 10 organizations nationwide to receive a $5,000 donation from Bayer Cereal Experts Grain for Good to support educational opportunities in the state?
And did you know today’s news is about an acre of artists, a high-flying baby, and a cross-country hot rod? Read on.
Congratulations to 6’10” North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Jon Godread, who has been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the World’s Tallest Politician!
And hey, do you know what patriotic donuts, books for little kiddles, and Narcan have in common? They are all in today’s news. Read on.
Did you know Wahpeton is celebrating its 150th birthday with a parade of lights and fireworks show on November 29 and 30?
And did you know today’s news is about four brothers, a problem at a YMCA that was fixed by Facebook, and Veterans Day celebrations? Read on.
Did you know that it’s National Pasta Month? Time to make a noodle casserole for your favorite grain farmer as a thank you!
But before you do, check out today’s news – about helpful kids, Army Sgt. 1st Class Jared Smith, and sewing. Read on.