Mark your calendars for the International Music Camp Festival, which holds concerts throughout June and July – including the Royal Canadian Air Force Band (June 21), an Old Fashioned Band concert with an ice cream social (July 5), and the National Youth Wind Orchestra of Luxembourg (July 26).
And afterwards, read today’s news – about a lifesaving repairman, North Dakotans that never give up, adoptive plant parents…plus an amazing bonus story!
It’s officially the time of the year when my husband stands at the window waiting for someone to start up a lawn mower so that he can decide if it’s close enough to our house to require him to mow our own lawn.
Also, today’s is about canoes, theater, and cars. Read on.
Did you know that the Stutsman County Courthouse in Jamestown is North Dakota’s oldest surviving courthouse, and you can take a tour of it? Fun fact: it’s the only remaining building in North Dakota related to the birthplace of our statehood.
And speaking of fun facts, today’s news is about clowns, celebrations, and babies. Read on.
Did you know Valley City’s Koye and Kolt Grebel recently competed in Holland in a two-day Greco/Roman wrestling tournament? You can read more about it here: https://bit.ly/2H2O3qg
And did you know today’s news is about Readersville, West Point, and a Day of Service. Read on.
We all saw the first photo of a black hole – but did you know that Bismarck’s Dr. Terry Pilling was on the telescope control systems team that helped make it happen?
And speaking of amazing North Dakotans, today’s news is all about science – dinosaurs (straight from the source), Photoshop and photography, and robotics. Read on.
Did you know that the North Dakota-based Farm Rescue has already delivered 40 loads of hay (1,300 bales) this year to flooded farms in Nebraska and South Dakota?
To learn more about Operation Hay Lift, check out today’s news – where you can also learn about Helping Hettingers and Egyptology. Read on.
Did you know that athlete Jan Moser of Mandan and coach Cindy Schopper of Valley City are in Abu Dhabi at the Special Olympics World Games?
And did you know today’s news is all about sports – wheelchair basketball, Taekwondo, and track-and-field? Read on.
Did you know Grand Forks is home to the Northern Sky Astronomical Society, an amateur astronomy club that meets monthly? Check them out here: https://www.facebook.com/northernskyastro/
And did you know today’s news is about a nestful of Eagles, a helpful Bison, and a poodle named Teddybear? Read on.
Did you know that a bill to change the North Dakota state flag, which closely resembles the U.S. Coat of Arms, was defeated in 1953?
And did you know today’s nice news is about twin sisters, an amazing birthday boy, and North Dakota’s women’s wrestling team? Read on.
Did you know that the Rosebud Visitor Center in Valley City is home to a “Railroad RV” made specifically in 1881 for S.R. Ainslie, Railroad Superintendent, who wanted a car to live in as he traveled around North Dakota?
And speaking of the railroad, today’s nice news is about just that – and a children’s theater company and a quick-thinking savior. Read on.
Did you know that the ND Heritage Center is home to the world’s largest giant squid fossil, which was discovered in North Dakota?
And speaking of learning, read on for today’s nice news – featuring great kids (and a teacher) in Valley City, Elgin, and Edgeley.
Hankinson’s 17th annual Oktoberfest an extravaganza of lederhosen and laugenbrezel
After nearly 30 years in service, North Dakota’s postmaster to retire
Cavalier comes together to build a new rail bridge