I recently came back from a work trip, my first since February 2020. The actual travel portions of my work trips are typically completely unremarkable – transport to destination, check into hotel, complain to coworker about the air conditioning/pillows/ice machine/Wi-Fi, sleep, eat breakfast, leave – but the universe wanted me to remember this particular trip (as well as remind me that I apparently do not belong in normal human society) because this is what happened in the span of about ten minutes:
I recently read an unattributed Internet fact that the percentage of men with at least six close friends has fallen by half since 1990; and that men today are five times more likely to state that they don’t have a single close friend compared to similarly-aged men thirty years ago. As the mother of two boys, I’ve been noodling on this (quite possibly completely made up*) information and I have a theory about it.
This week’s story is about Kyle, and this week’s news has happy wooden trees, cozy kids, and lots of dogs. Read on.
This week’s story is about a Crabby Valentine’s Day, and this week’s news is about a 40-year volunteer, a room full of prom dresses, and Hygge. Read on.
This week’s story is about the weather, and this week’s news is about a TikTok sensation, a beautiful bridge, and a bookmobile. Read on.
This week’s story is about cake for lunch, and this week’s news is about a teenage gymnast, a soccer coach, and some lost-and-found Christmas presents. Happy 2021!
This week’s story is about Country Waving, and this week’s news is about carolers, Christmas stories, and a Great Conjunction. Read on.
I think we know what this week’s story is all about – but the news has a lot of surprising happiness, including a garage pantry, some crafty girl scouts, and 200 letters to veterans. Read on.
There is no better time to be a crazypants than during a pandemic.
From homemade masks to homemade hypochondria, if there has been something to obsessively worry about for the past six months, I’ve had it covered. This has been very lucky for my husband, Kyle, who has been awakened from a dead sleep more than once to answer questions such as [Read on, and the news is in there, I promise]
Did you know that Fargo has been named one of Forbes magazine’s Best Places to Retire? The reasoning: low cost of living, good air quality, cheaper houses, available doctors, and lots to do.
And did you know that all of the communities in North Dakota are awesome? Find out why in this week’s news – about silver linings, friendly neighbors, and a hometown hero. Read on.
Well, shucks! The Emerado Corn Feed may have been cancelled, but they are still giving away an a-maize-ing amount of free corn this weekend. Details are in this week’s North Dakota Nice news. Read on.
Did you know there are three astronomy clubs in North Dakota (Grand Forks, Fargo, and Bismarck) that offer viewing nights, star parties, and stargazing programs – and welcome visitors?
And did you know this week’s news is all about beautiful manicures, beautiful rocks, beautiful chalk art, and beautiful neighbors? Read on.
They may have cancelled their regular season programming, but did you know Frost Fire Theater will be putting on four virtual 40-minute original musical comedy shows on YouTube, starting July 25? Check them out here: http://www.frostfirepark.org.
And did you know this week’s news has a virtual fishing tournament (this weekend!), a next-gen hog farm, and Gardar? Read on.
Did you know the Medora Musical opens next Friday, June 19? It’s the 55th season for North Dakota’s world-famous stage show.
And did you know this week’s news features Knock and Wine, “gushies,” a bucket list birthday treat, and more. Read on.
Did you know the Fargo Moorhead Area Youth Symphonies are performing live every Friday on Facebook?
And did you know this week’s news features an Employee of the Month, a poetry contest for high schoolers, and free ice cream? Read on.
All of our North Dakota food banks are being stretched thin as more and more people need their services. If you can, deliver up some North Dakota Nice by donating non-perishables and hygiene products!
And speaking of North Dakota Nice, this week’s news is about a family that cleans together, a gaggle of lawyers, and beans beans the musical fruit. Read on.
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.
Best of luck to the Capital Ice Chips skating team who are on their way to the U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships in Providence, RI for the 10th year in a row! You can learn all about the Ice Chips in this week’s news – which is also about Zero Waste Week, a Cupcake of the Month, a lifetime of love, and more. Read on.
Thanks to all who weighed in on Facebook, on the site, and in person! It’s the last day to vote on whether you’d like to continue to get your news daily, or once a week.
And speaking of news, today’s is about birds, food boxes, and a little night music. Read on.
We love our 26,000 North Dakota family farms! Did you know that family farms account for 98% of U.S. farms and 88% of U.S. ag production?
And did you know today’s news is in support of foster kids, “Favorite” kitties, and the Story of the Week? Read on.