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 20, 2020

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.

Nice news of the week – February 6, 2020

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.

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 – January 2, 2020

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.

Nice news of the day – December 30, 2019

Did you know North Dakota is getting younger?  In 2018, the media age was 35.2; compared to 37.0 in 2010.  And interestingly, below the 2018 U.S. median age of 38.2.

And did you know today’s news is about carolers, Mrs. Williston, and Young Eagles?  Read on.

Nice news of the day – December 25, 2019

Merry Christmas!  Have you been dreaming of a White Christmas?  North Dakota is the fourth most-likely state to have snow on Christmas (Alaska is #1, Vermont is #2, Minnesota is #3).

And as you’re enjoying the day, check out today’s news – about Christmas dinner, warm hearts, and Grandma Sunny.  Read on.

Nice news of the day – December 5, 2019

Looking for an easy krumkake recipe?  Check out today’s news (you’ll also need a krumkake iron).

And looking for some nice news?  Look no further than today’s news – about a girl named Kali, a team of Blue Santas, and North Dakota Jews.  Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 26, 2019

Did you know that the North Dakota Class B Play Contest, where high school students compete by performing one-act plays, kicked off yesterday in Jamestown? You can find the schedule here: shorturl.at/moJN0

And did you know today’s news is about the DMV, carbon capture, and a mother’s love? Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 18, 2019

Did you know Wahpeton is celebrating its 150th birthday with a parade of lights and fireworks show on November 29 and 30?

And did you know today’s news is about four brothers, a problem at a YMCA that was fixed by Facebook, and Veterans Day celebrations? Read on.

Nice news of the day – November 5, 2019

Did you know North Dakota has been named “The Most Rockin’ State” in the country by Vivid Seats, based on ticket sales and types of shows?

And did you know today’s news is about raking leaves, keeping firefighters healthy, and expanding the world of automation? Read on.

Nice news of the day – October 30, 2019

Did you know North Dakota recently received The Attorney General’s Award for Fraud Prevention for the state’s efforts to combat fraud against the elderly and most vulnerable?

And did you know today’s news is about some Germans in North Dakota, a lifesaving Dakotan, and a custom casket? Read on.

Nice news of the day – October 10, 2019

Congratulations to Rivinius Ranch, the North Dakota Stockmen’s Rancher of the Year! You can read more about their operation in the news.

And if your dream is to become a rancher, FARRMS is ready to teach you how to do it. You can learn about their program, as well as the latest in tribal inclusion and search and rescue in today’s news. Read on.

Nice news of the day – October 9, 2019

Did you know Dickinson State University’s Dr. Holly Gruhlke has been awarded the Mountain-Plains University Business Teacher of the Year Award?

And you today’s North Dakota Nice news is about a lefse master, a barrelful of sauerkraut, and a worth veteran? Read on.

Nice news of the day – October 7, 2019

Did you know North Dakota has been ranked the best state in the nation for teachers? And speaking of teachers, congratulations to Sara Medalen, North Dakota Teacher of the Year!

And speaking of awesomeness, today’s North Dakota Nice news has the story of a great school day, a North Dakota author, and a pretty amazing gift. Read on.

Nice news of the day – October 4, 2019

Congratulations to Sterling’s Heather Lang, named 2019 Country Woman of the Year!

And Happy Friday! Today’s news has seed bombs, Norwegians, and the Story of the Week. Read on.

Nice news of the day – September 25, 2019

Did you know “The Not So Heavenly Bodies Calendar” – made by a group of North Dakota bikers with 100% of the proceeds going to Heaven’s Helpers Soup Kitchen – has become an international phenomenon, selling over 700 calendars in 40 states and Canada?

And did you know today’s news is about a groundbreaking school program, an event fit for a princess, and a program for women in the Bakken? Read on.

Nice news of the day – September 24, 2019

Did you know the Minot State University Summer Theatre attracted an amazing 12,000 audience members and sold out all 10 of its “Beauty and the Beast” performances?

And did you know today’s news is about colorful corn, lovable bees, and shopping? Read on.

Nice news of the day – September 20, 2019

An amazing West Fargo boy named Landon Solberg passed away this weekend, and his family has asked everyone to keep their front porch lights on in his memory for the rest of September. Let’s light up North Dakota!

And while you’re spreading Landon’s light, check out today’s news, which is all about celebrations – of memories, art, and forever teammates. Read on, and have a great weekend!