Nice news of the week – July 2, 2020

Happy Almost-4th of July!  Did you know that Prairie Public has created a two-minute video on life in North Dakota in 1776?  You can check it out here: https://bit.ly/2AjDFtq

And you can learn all about the nice things going on in the state voted “The #1 Place to Be in the Event of a Zombie Apocalypse” (cabletv.com) in this week’s news.  Read on, and have a safe and relaxing weekend!

Nice news of the week – June 18, 2020

Did you know Grand Forks is top 10 city to bike in the United States, according to People for Bikes?

And did you know this week’s news is about a suffragist, an amateur chef, and a team of brewers? Read on.

Nice news of the week – March 12, 2020

Congratulations to Valley City’s Nicholas Lee, who was presented with a Diamond Coach Award by the National Speech & Debate Association for his work with the students at Valley City High School!

Check out this week’s news, which has all sorts of great stories about law students, time capsules, tractor pulls, and more.  Read on.

Nice news of the week – February 13, 2020

Congratulations to Center’s Andy Riehl, who won $27,750 on Wheel of Fortune!  Did you know this week’s news is about a Saturday Night outfit, rural grocery stores, and Miss Amazing?  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 – December 23, 2019

Happy Hanukkah!  In celebration of the first night of Hanukkah (last night), I posted up my mom’s latke recipe.  In true Bubbe (Yiddish word for Grandma) form, there’s not a single real measurement in it – it’s all “a pinch” or “to taste.”  Enjoy the calories!

But before you start cooking, check out today’s news – about some cool new t-shirts, a Pajama Party, and a holiday meal.  Read on.

Nice news of the day – December 11, 2019

Did you know one of the Fargo Police dogs will compete on A&E for “American’s Top Dog?”  The show premieres January 8.

And did you know today’s news is all about giving: ambulances, mattresses, and celebrity.  Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 21, 2019

Did you know Lakota Public Schools was one of 10 organizations nationwide to receive a $5,000 donation from Bayer Cereal Experts Grain for Good to support educational opportunities in the state?

And did you know today’s news is about an acre of artists, a high-flying baby, and a cross-country hot rod? Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 20, 2019

Did you know that the Minot Air Force Base hosts an annual – this is their 49th year – a free Thanksgiving dinner and entertainment for local senior citizens?

And did you know today’s news has at least one big, bushy beard, a chorus of singers, and a community watch? Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 15, 2019

Did you know the Dickens Village Festival opens November 29 in Garrison? You have three weekends to ride horse-drawn wagons, watch the stage production of “A Christmas Carol,” take in concerts, and shop for Christmas arts and crafts.

And it’s Friday, which means it’s time for the Story of the Week (which is really, really nice this week) – but it’s also time for Country Neighbors and two-handed bowling (which is not, as it sounds, throwing a ball with two hands). Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 8, 2019

Did you now the Medora Musical Christmas Show will be touring around 23 ND, MN, and MT communities from November 29 – December 22?

And did you know today’s news is about Valley City artists, backwards trick-or-treating, and the Story of the Week? Read on.

Nice news of the day – September 16, 2019

Congratulations to Minot’s Sidni Kast, who was recently crowned Miss Norsk Hostfest!

And thank you to everyone checking out today’s news – about a fishing family, a verrry long-time farmer, and Red Knights. Read on.

Nice news of the day – June 17, 2019

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!

Nice news of the day – May 21, 2019

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.

Nice news of the day – May 15, 2019

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.

Nice news of the day – May 9, 2019

Did you know North Dakota recovered from the Great Recession faster than any other state in the country?

And speaking of good work, today’s news is about helping hats, making a difference, and pancakes. Read on.

Nice news of the day – May 8, 2019

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.

Nice news of the day – April 24, 2019

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.

Nice news of the day – April 15, 2019

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.