We are moving; and between packing up and saying goodbye to our current house, renovating and unpacking our new house, working at my job, and doing the bare minimum at parenting, I have reached my complete maximum mental bandwidth. Read on.
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.
This week’s story is about the sound of silence, and this week’s news has hikers, bikers, and birthdays (oh my!). Read on.
This week’s story is about my journey to become a fairy princess, and this week’s news is about bracelets, books, and Boy Scouts. Read on.
This week’s story is about writing, and this week’s news is about a big deal of a small town, a leftover lunch program, and a glamorous prom. Read on.
This week’s story is about Hockey Moms, and this week’s news has free food, free braces, and and a shipping-container-turned-cabin built with free materials. Read on.
This week’s story is about Dixie Cups and spiders, and this week’s news has the first babies of the new year. Read on.
This week’s story is about Mississippi Pot Roast, and this week’s news is about a pretty impressive tip, Closet 701, and Lyd’s Kids. Read on.
This week’s story is about my five-year-old’s newfound interest, and this week’s news is about a newfangled engine, “The Superbowl of Field Reports,” and a ND Nice Facebook exchange about a dog named Rufus. Read on.
This week is the story of my family’s sofishticated trip to Icelandic State Park, and news about a lifesaving mattress purchase, a 48-hour relief group, and a course-setting hole-in-one. Read on.
I have a Facebook friend who recently started a countdown to the end of what she calls “The garbage fire that is 2020.” If you share a similar sentiment, you are welcome to join me and my Jewish compadres for the Jewish New Year (called Rosh Hashanah), which begins tomorrow night at sundown. [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]
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.
Are you a new American living in North Dakota? The North Dakota Historical Society is looking for items that represent the journey of today’s international immigrants to be used in a new exhibit. To learn more, check out today’s news.
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 Josh Duhamel, Amy Olson, Matt Cullen, and Tom Hoge spent a (relatively secret) day on the Fargo Country Club course on Tuesday in the name of charity? You can watch a 3-hour special on the game on May 31; a link to the details is in this week’s news.
And speaking of this week’s news, it also has vegetable seeds, Prairie Musicians, wet-collodion photographers, and more. Read on.
Isolation aside – did you know Bismarck is one of the top five cities in the U.S. with the cleanest air, when measuring ozone (smog) and particle pollution, and all of North Dakota holds an A-grade for lack of ozone pollutants?
And did you know this week’s news has a new take on prom night, on marathons, and on love letters? Read on.
If you live in or around Grand Forks, Kittsona needs your help to deliver food to children through the end of the school year.
You can find out how to volunteer in today’s news – which also has a virtual choir, a sidewalk violinist, Sax in the Kitchen, and more! Read on.
If you are able, take a few minutes today to hang some hearts in your front window for #aworldofhearts – a now-global effort, started by Bismarck’s Mandy Gill.
You can find more details on #aworldofhearts in this week’s news – which also has dinosaurs, snowmen, music, and the Story of the Week (which is about teachers). Read on.