Nice news of the day – December 12, 2018

You know those little registration stickers on your license plate? Well, they were invented in North Dakota by Lenard Milo.

And did you know about Hettinger’s chickens, Liberty’s students, and Denbea Mcnally? You’ll learn about them soon enough in today’s nice news. Read on.

Nice news of the day – December 8, 2018

We all know that Josh Duhamel is one of Minot’s favorite sons, but did you also know that rapper Wiz Khalifa is a part of the Magic City, too?

While you listen to his latest album, also check out today’s nice news: about the weather, saving for college, and generous North Dakotans. Read on.

Nice news of the day – December 3, 2018

Mark your map: the oldest standing structure in North Dakota is the Gingras Trading Post in Pembina County.

And after you’re done reading about the Post, check out today’s nice news: helpful elementary students, remarkable artists, and a 40-year angel. Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 15, 2018

Guess what – over the last five years, nearly 100 nations around the world have imported hard red spring and durum wheats from North Dakota.

And speaking of international, today’s nice news is about Germans, Rotarians, and one local girl who is changing the world. Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 8, 2018

Did you know that North Dakota was recently ranked fifth in the nation as one of the best states for teachers?

And speaking of great teachers, here are three stories about amazing students in Dickinson, Minot, and Valley City.

Nice news of the day – November 2, 2018

In 1887, North Dakotan David Henderson Houston invented a camera. He named it by scrambling the first four letters of Dakota and adding a “K” to make Kodak. He later sold the rights of the Kodak camera to George Eastman.

And with that, here are today’s nice stories about other awesome North Dakotans. Read on.

Nice news of the day – October 17, 2018

North Dakota programmers hack solutions for FirstNet in 24-hour hackathon

Minot State University to offer first medicinal plant chemistry program

Jan Ketterling and No Doubt Ima Loper win Grand Champion at regional horse show

Nice news of the day – October 12, 2018

New England, which once didn’t have a store, celebrates co-op store’s 11th anniversary

Rural Arts Initiative brings “Visions of Home” to the country

The “Power of Pink” takes the cake for Trinity Health

North Dakota Nice: Skien plans a Norwegian adventure for MSU choir students

For the past 37 years, Minot, N.D. and Skien, Norway have held “Hands Across the Sea” through a Sister City relationship that includes annual voyages by both communities to keep the Scandinavian cultural heritage alive across generations of North Dakotans. The Hands Across the Sea program is especially important to connecting the younger population directly to Norwegians and the modern Norwegian culture. That’s where Minot State University comes in.

Read more.

Nice news of the day – October 9, 2018

Three North Dakota schools added to national blue-ribbon list

Volunteers help with fall clean-up at Roosevelt Park Zoo

Story update: 89 veterans participate in Honor Flight

Nice news of the day – October 1, 2018

Jeff and Dan Coggins grow mushroom business in the former Maxbass School

Gary Dassinger auctions off a yearling filly for Farm Rescue

Dr. Jacque Gray receives award for addiction research

Nice news of the day – September 27, 2018

It’s “Pure Scandimonium” this weekend as Norsk Hostfest 2018 polkas its way onto the North Dakota State Fairgrounds from September 26-29. Now in its 41st year, thousands of people (including Michael Bolton!) will descend upon Minot to celebrate North America’s largest Scandinavian festival.

Nice news of the day – September 26, 2018

Bruce Anderson publishes third book on Minot’s history

Fargo-Moorhead Symphony opens with a duo of celebrity soloists

After 40 years, Dr. James Brosseau to spend last day of work seeing patients before retiring

Nice news of the day – September 21, 2018

Over a dozen dead tree stumps becomes works of art in Williston’s Harmon Park

Mouse River Loop Envirothon gives students exposure to environmental, conservation, and farming practices

Hal and Kathy Gershman renovate historic UND classroom building

Nice news of the day – September 19, 2018

North Dakota medical response teams head to North Carolina

Jamestown holds Walk to Silence the Stigma in support of suicide prevention

Minot and Harvey named ND Cities of the Year

Nice news of the day – September 17, 2018

Monte Yellow Bird and Butch Thunder Hawk exhibit Indian Ledger art in Bismarck

Kat Socks releases children’s book about a “flood dog”

Linda Renaud discovers love of watercolor wax batik after cancer diagnosis

Nice news of the day – September 16, 2018

Rubber duckies raise money for area non-profits

NDSU’s Amy Olson places at the LPGA’s Evian Championship

Mandan’s Rural Fire Department get funds for non-toxic, biodegradable foam

Nice news of the day – September 4, 2018

Minot cyclist Dave Orem prepares for the National Senior Games

John Wright is the first recipient of the Medora Wish Endowment

“Everyone was just so nice:” UND Law School takes in Arizona Summit students