This week’s story is about a memorable trip to the Minneapolis airport, and this week’s news is about a daily song, Gifts for Grandparents, and a free holiday cookbook. Happy Thanksgiving, and thank you for reading North Dakota Nice!
This week’s story is about my Ford Tempo, and this week’s news is about a sensory garden, 1,300 pairs of socks, and a lot of Thanksgiving turkey. Read on.
I took the week off of work after my sons started back up at school so that I could, you know, take a nap or get a pedicure or just sit quietly after months of chaos. By Friday I had yet to accomplish any of those things, and so my husband suggested that we take a bike ride to Thompson, have lunch (and maybe a lunch beer), and then ride back with enough time for me to give napping another try before it was time to pick up the boys at 3:00. [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 one of North Dakota’s original “Rosie the Riveters” is supporting the effort to award the Rosies the Congressional Gold Medal by making red polka-dot coronavirus masks?
You can read all about Mae Krier in this week’s news – which also features one of the “Nicest Places in America,” the Three Little Pigs, and the Aquanauts. 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.
If you like country music, tune onto the Great Plains Food Bank Facebook page tonight at 7:00 pm for a concert by Dakota Bay in support of North Dakota’s food bank.
And if you like nice news, you’re going to love what’s up this week – including a musical wheelchair, an online fashion show, and #ShareThePositivityND. 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.
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.
Dust off the ol’ sewing machines: Did you know that area senior centers and nursing homes are looking for homemade masks for seniors and non-medical personnel? Donate today!
And did you know this week’s news is about a movie made of toilet paper, a rolling car show, and random acts of art. Read on.
Did you know that if you are between the ages of 16 and 40, North Dakota wants you – to donate blood at a blood bank? Blood banks are working to support area hospitals as they prepare for higher COVID-19 numbers, so if you are able, call your local blood bank and set up a socially-distanced appointment!
And did you know that there are so many good people in North Dakota that EVERY story this week’s news is the Story of the Week? Read on.
Happy first day of Spring! If you’re using social distancing to catch up on your movie watching, consider a film set in our lovely state. You can find a list here.
And while you’re making popcorn, check out this week’s news – about baskets of cleaning supplies, the Bismarck Bobcats, and, of course, the Story of the Week. 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.
Happy leap year week! The Story of the Week is all about in-person connections. Read on for all of this week’s nice news.
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.
Happy Birthday to Minot’s Norma Hanson, who turned 100 years old on February 1! Did you know this week’s news is about the Winter Deaflympics, the Grand Cities Children’s Choir, the Story of the Week – and much more? Read on.
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.
Did you know Jocelyn Burdick was North Dakota’s first female U.S. Senator? She held her seat in 1992, and just passed away at the enviable age of 97. (Heidi Heitkamp is the second woman to serve.)
And did you know today’s news is a post-Christmas roundup of nice holiday news – including international gifts, free hotel rooms, a pile of cookies, and the Best Christmas Ever? Read on.