This week’s story is about my furnace, and this week’s news is about National Adoption Month, three honorary deputy sheriffs, and some young ornament makers. Read on.
I think we know what this week’s story is all about – but the news has a lot of surprising happiness, including a garage pantry, some crafty girl scouts, and 200 letters to veterans. Read on.
This week is the story of my two joke-telling Jewish grandpas, and news about fishermen brothers, an impressive anniversary, and a flexible classroom model. Read on.
This week is the story of our new genuine hay bales, and news about a lifesaving rescue straight out of a movie, Rugby’s first female driver, and a request for masks. Read on.
This week is the story of my family’s sofishticated trip to Icelandic State Park, and news about a lifesaving mattress purchase, a 48-hour relief group, and a course-setting hole-in-one. Read on.
I took the week off of work after my sons started back up at school so that I could, you know, take a nap or get a pedicure or just sit quietly after months of chaos. By Friday I had yet to accomplish any of those things, and so my husband suggested that we take a bike ride to Thompson, have lunch (and maybe a lunch beer), and then ride back with enough time for me to give napping another try before it was time to pick up the boys at 3:00. [Read on]
I have a Facebook friend who recently started a countdown to the end of what she calls “The garbage fire that is 2020.” If you share a similar sentiment, you are welcome to join me and my Jewish compadres for the Jewish New Year (called Rosh Hashanah), which begins tomorrow night at sundown. [Read on]
There is no better time to be a crazypants than during a pandemic.
From homemade masks to homemade hypochondria, if there has been something to obsessively worry about for the past six months, I’ve had it covered. This has been very lucky for my husband, Kyle, who has been awakened from a dead sleep more than once to answer questions such as [Read on, and the news is in there, I promise]
With school starting up again across North Dakota, let’s take a moment of gratitude for the administrators and teachers are working so hard to make decisions that will keep our kids safe.
And let’s also take a moment to appreciate all of the goodness in North Dakota this past week – including a wagon train of buggies, a barbecue competition, and Lunch Aid. Read on.
Well, shucks! The Emerado Corn Feed may have been cancelled, but they are still giving away an a-maize-ing amount of free corn this weekend. Details are in this week’s North Dakota Nice news. Read on.
Time to go sunflower chasing! According to the USDA, more than 20% of North Dakota’s sunflowers are blooming – and you can find a map of the best views at ndtourism.com.
But before you go, check out this week’s news – about restaurant bros, Whispering Oaks, and 100,000 masks. Read on.
Did you know there are three astronomy clubs in North Dakota (Grand Forks, Fargo, and Bismarck) that offer viewing nights, star parties, and stargazing programs – and welcome visitors?
And did you know this week’s news is all about beautiful manicures, beautiful rocks, beautiful chalk art, and beautiful neighbors? Read on.
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.
Happy Almost-4th of July! Did you know that Prairie Public has created a two-minute video on life in North Dakota in 1776? You can check it out here: https://bit.ly/2AjDFtq
And you can learn all about the nice things going on in the state voted “The #1 Place to Be in the Event of a Zombie Apocalypse” (cabletv.com) in this week’s news. Read on, and have a safe and relaxing weekend!
They may have cancelled their regular season programming, but did you know Frost Fire Theater will be putting on four virtual 40-minute original musical comedy shows on YouTube, starting July 25? Check them out here: http://www.frostfirepark.org.
And did you know this week’s news has a virtual fishing tournament (this weekend!), a next-gen hog farm, and Gardar? Read on.
Did you know Grand Forks is top 10 city to bike in the United States, according to People for Bikes?
And did you know this week’s news is about a suffragist, an amateur chef, and a team of brewers? Read on.
Did you know the Medora Musical opens next Friday, June 19? It’s the 55th season for North Dakota’s world-famous stage show.
And did you know this week’s news features Knock and Wine, “gushies,” a bucket list birthday treat, and more. Read on.
Did you know the Fargo Moorhead Area Youth Symphonies are performing live every Friday on Facebook?
And did you know this week’s news features an Employee of the Month, a poetry contest for high schoolers, and free ice cream? Read on.
Did you know Ellen DeGeneres has named Inkster’s Katie Ralston one of the country’s top 100 educators?
You can learn all about this awesome Midway Public Schools’ pre-K teacher in this week’s news – which also features a cemetery rebirth, a backyard concert, and more. Read on.
Congratulations to all of the seniors graduating from North Dakota’s 181 high schools! As these awesome students begin their next adventure, they may want to take part in Bismarck-Mandan’s Lemonade Day – where young entrepreneurs are given the opportunity to start a business of their own.
But before you go, check out this week’s news – about a community of t-shirts, a diligent coffee group, and a lot of quilts. Read on.