Movies like “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “A Christmas Story” imbue the Midwestern spirit; but what if some of our other holiday favorites took place in the land of North Dakota Nice? Would “A Christmas Carol” be as magical if it took place in Jamestown and not London? Let’s find out.
With talk of Canada separating into two countries and an American presidential election looming, it’s time we North Dakotans have a serious conversation about merging with our lovely compadres to the South. A state filled with nice people, national landmarks, and, of course, ranch dressing. That’s right: Arizona.
Did you know that World’s Largest Buffalo monument is located at Frontier Village in Jamestown? Of course you did!
However, you may not yet know about what’s going on in the world of yurts, inmate iPads, and Kindness Rocks. Better read today’s Nice ND News.
Topping the nation, 91% of North Dakota middle and high schools have lunchtime salad bars
Susan Kolstad finds a new type of teaching with Survivorship Program
“Everything stays local with Dickinson people helping Dickinson people;” Bakken Inflatable 5K raises money and spirits
Julia and Matt Jacques kick off first annual PDHD 5k
“North Dakota work ethic” awarded in national ranking
Jamestown welcomes new students at 11th annual Community Block Party
Hunger Free North Dakota Garden Project provides 2.5 million pounds of food to those in need
Truck and tractor pulls, pony brake, and Daryl’s Racing Pigs help keep the history of threshing alive
Williston ranks #36 of the top places young people are moving in the U.S.
North Dakota a top-10 state for women’s equality
“Conehead Coupons” encourage Grand Forks kids to wear their helmets
Cato Institute names North Dakota one of the freest states
News from Outside ND: North Dakota ranks #5 in well-being poll
‘Every man in the world wants to be a cowboy’: Cowboy Lyle remembered
Bismarck is the 6th best place in the US to rent
Minot celebrates 30th year of fishing derby made just for kids
Pisek welcomes Consulate General of the Czech Republic
News from outside of ND: Midwest is best
Volunteer Doug Wurtz creates “in a box” ND history series
North Dakota named one of the best financial environments for millennials
North Dakotans rescue Neal McCoy’s tour bus
Fargo, West Fargo Police compete in lip-sync challenge
Bush Foundation awards Robin David $100,000 fellowship for work with New Americans