The politics of cake | NNoTW July 1, 2021

Our friends hosted a family birthday party for their ten-year-old last weekend.  The jury is still out between my sons as to the second-best part of the soiree (right now it’s a tie between the slip-and-slide covered in dish soap and “playing” in general), but they both have agreed that the number-one spot goes to the cake.

Nice news of the week – July 16, 2020

Did you know New York’s Lincoln Center is streaming songs from the musical Carousel – and Grand Forks’ Michael Marcotte is one of the performers? You can check it out here through August:

And did you know this week’s news has a warehouse full of Girl Scout cookies, a virtual movie club, and a rare breed of fox.  Read on.

Nice news of the week – May 21, 2020

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.

Nice news of the day – May 17, 2019

Did you know the Paul Broste Rock Museum in Parshall is built of natural North Dakota granite and contains an internationally-recognized rock collection?

And did you know today’s news contains the best story of the week, along with two other good ones? Read on, and have a great weekend!

Nice news of the day – November 29, 2018

Not exactly nice, but interesting enough – North and South Dakota were originally expected to form one state – Dakota, with its capital in Yankton – after the Dakota Territory was officially incorporated in the mid 1800’s. However, the two halves of the Territory didn’t particularly like one another, and so the Territory was split upon statehood.

And while you’re mulling that over, read today’s nice news – about the 4-H, candy, and breakfast.