Nice news of the week – June 4, 2020

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.

Nice news of the week – April 30, 2020

All of our North Dakota food banks are being stretched thin as more and more people need their services.  If you can, deliver up some North Dakota Nice by donating non-perishables and hygiene products!

And speaking of North Dakota Nice, this week’s news is about a family that cleans together, a gaggle of lawyers, and beans beans the musical fruit.  Read on.

Nice news of the week – January 23, 2020

It’s time for the first Nice News of the Week! Did you know the New Rockford-Sheyenne School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence?

And did you know this week’s news has a well-placed mirror, a Blessing Bank, the Story of the Week – and many more acts of North Dakota Nice? Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 28, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving! I’m so thankful to be connected to all of you wonderful people!

And today’s news is all about other things for which I’m thankful: great schools and great kids. Read on, and have a beautiful day.

Nice news of the day – August 9, 2019

Good luck to 11-year-old Jamison Mutschler of Valley City, who has qualified for the Amateur National Motocross Championship!

And as you start the weekend, check out today’s news – which has puppies, friendship, and (of course) the Story of the Week. Read on.

Nice news of the day – July 22, 2019

Some of you know my dad, Steve Silverman, co-authored (along with my mom, Robin) a North Dakota landscapes book called “America’s Land of Tranquility.” My dad found a never-before published photo – shown here – from his 2003 travels called “Springtime on the Maah Daah Hey Trail,” and wanted me to share it with all of you because it’s considered one of the best hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails in the U.S.

According to the Maah Daah Hey Trail Association, it has nine trail units, eight water caches, 16 trail heads, 11 camp sites, and has every type of terrain found in western North Dakota. It’s open all year, so you have plenty of time to check it out!

And speaking of things to check out, today’s news is about a newborn animal sanctuary, chalk art, and a West Fargo astronaut. Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 25, 2019

Congratulations to Bismarck’s Bonnie Staiger, who was recently named North Dakota’s associate poet laureate, in compliment with our state’s Poet Laureate, Larry Woiwode!

And speaking of nice news, today’s is about rhubarb, polka, and a beautiful town. Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 21, 2019

This week’s Story of the Week is so, so nice. Get a cup of coffee so you can take the time to enjoy it – and also check out the other two stories: on new houses and clean water. Have a great weekend!

Nice news of the day – June 11, 2019

Did you know the Special Olympics North Dakota Summer Games are now underway with over 600 athletes participating?

And did you know today’s news has a bonus story? Better read them all.

Nice news of the day – April 25, 2019

Did you know the Valley City Special Olympics has almost 100 athletes ranging from age 8 to 74?

And speaking of good people, today’s news is about a mom-led family fun day, Hairball Haven, and money. Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 16, 2019

Congratulations to Grand Forks eleventh-grader Deanna Rose for winning a national scholarship award from the Alliance for Youth Artists and Writers for her work of art, entitled “Hand”!

And speaking of talented North Dakotans, today’s news is about “Gilligan’s Island,” Relay for Life, and a helpful coach. Read on.

Nice news of the day – April 3, 2019

Did you know that the last three college hockey national championship winners have had a North Dakotan on the team? And did you know Grand Forks was voted the top hockey town in the U.S.?

While you’re mulling all that over, read today’s news – about 10,000 books, a basketball team, and a “pretty loaded” program. Read on.

Nice news of the day – March 14, 2019

Did you know North Dakota has Roller Derby teams in Fargo, Bismarck, Dickinson, Grand Forks, Minot and they are always looking for “freshies” (over the age of 18) to compete?

And did you know today’s news is about a national student of the year, a citizen lifesaver, and flamingos? Read on.

Nice news of the day – February 25, 2019

Are you a teacher or school administrator looking for a job? McKenzie County School District is hiring 21 positions.

And do you like North Dakota? Check out today’s news – featuring Best of Buddies, a king and queen, and Blue Santas. Read on.

Nice news of the day – February 22, 201

Did you know the North Dakota Museum of Art is currently featuring a photography exhibit about inventor Elmer O. Thompson, who grew up in Cavalier County and earned 30 patents?

And did you know today’s news is about a pay-it-forward Freezeway, an Apple video maker, and pumpkin leaves? Read on.

Nice news of the day – January 25, 2019

Things are pretty great in North Dakota – I mean, you can buy kuchen at the grocery store – but did you know that Theodore Roosevelt initially came to North Dakota to toughen up? From Teddy: “It was here that the romance of my life began.”

And speaking of other great people, today’s nice news is about Northern Cass students, New Rockford dog lovers, and a Minot singer. Read on.

Nice news of the day – December 24, 2018

Any guess as to what North Dakota’s official word is? If you guessed “hotdish,” you’d be right.

And speaking of hotdish, today’s nice news is about lefse, miniature golf, and 4-H kids. Read on.

Nice news of the day – December 19, 2018

We all know that Cream of Wheat was first manufactured in Grand Forks, but did you know that there is a whole website dedicated to recipes using it? Check out creamofwheat.com/recipes for inspiration.

But before you do that, check out today’s nice news – which is all about crossing the border into South Dakota, Minnesota, and the Republic of Georgia. Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 22, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving! I am so thankful that I live in state filled with such wonderful people.

And speaking of wonderful people, today’s nice news has gone country – to a mobile food bank, a Brown farm, and 15 rural school districts. Read on, and thank you for being a part of North Dakota Nice.