It’s been a tough harvest this year, so please take some time to spread a little North Dakota Nice to all of our wonderful area farmers that work so hard all year to #FeedTheWorld.
And don’t forget to check out today’s nice news – about pumpkins, a parade, and Helping Hands. Read on.
The winning pumpkin at the fourth-annual Pumpkins for Parkinson’s Grand Pumpkin Growing Contest was double the weight of the previous record-breaking pumpkin, and was grown by Kent Carrier of Walhalla. (Grand Forks Herald)
As the parent of an elementary student, I LOVE these types of events. (Jamestown Sun)
Grand Forks Public Schools has a program called Helping Hands, where middle and high school students volunteer around the community – and this summer those students gave 4,800 hours of their time. (Grand Forks Herald)
Congratulations to our new Miss North Dakota, Haley Wolfe! Haley’s platform is #BeThe1To, which is working to stop teen suicide.
And today’s news is about some fancy dinosaurs, great gardening, and breast milk. Read on.
North Dakota is about to get its second Breast Milk Donation center. (KX Net)
Have questions about your North Dakota garden? Eric Bergeson, author of “Successful Gardening on the Northern Plains,” is coming to a town near you. (Cavalier County Extra)
I love this line: “Lilli Bridgeford enthusiastically painted her favorite dinosaur, the Triceratops, but was sure to add some make-up to the dinosaur — because ‘she’s a girl dinosaur.’” (Dickinson Press)
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Do you know a young reader in Minot? If they sign up for the Minot Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, they can get money for their college account.
And do you know Jerry Hamm, Peggy Davis, Laurel Brusseau, or any of the other nice people in today’s news? Read on.
A Langdon sewing store created a display of Stonehenge fabric, which went on to win an Honorable Mention in an international Stonehenge Solstice competition. (Cavalier County Extra)
Think of all the cookies! Fargo’s Jerry Hamm has donated blood 401 times. (KVRR)
Story of the week: Think of how many nice people it takes to save a theater. (Grand Forks Herald)