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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.