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Bismarck’s Cara Mund – You’ll Have My Signature

Another first could be on the way for Bismarck Century Graduate Cara Mund. A true go-getter right from the start. People that have come to know Cara personally know without a doubt that once she sets her mind on something she gets it done. We saw this back in 2017 when all of America became captivated by her beauty and charm. There she was representing North Dakota in the Miss America Beauty Pageant after she was crowned Miss North Dakota in 2017, she then promptly steamrolled into the main event - On September 10, 2017, she was crowned Miss America 2018 in Atlantic City, and became the first contestant from North Dakota to win!
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Olivia Newton-John, ‘Grease’ Star and Pop Icon, Dies at 73

Olivia Newton-John, the singer and songwriter best known to movie lovers as the star of Grease, has died. According to TMZ, her death was confirmed by her husband John Easterling, who said Newton-John “died peacefully at her ranch in Southern California Monday morning, surrounded by family and friends.” Newton-John had multiple bouts of breast cancer through the years, although the site had not confirmed that as the cause of her death at this time. (A source did tell them however that “after a 30-year cancer journey, she lost her battle to metastatic breast cancer.")
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Olivia Newton-John Dead at 73

Olivia Newton-John, the legendary singer and actress responsible for hits such as "Physical" and the classic musical Grease, has died. She was 73. John Easterling, Newton-John's husband, confirmed the news with a post on her official Facebook page. "Dame Olivia Newton-John (73) passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern...

Hey BisMan, Where Are The Dog Friendly Restaurants?

Well, I am going to try and relate to the above title, for I have two cranky cats at home - The differences between cats and dogs. However, I know a ton of people who do have "Man's Best Friend" around the house, some have more than one. I live in a small apartment, so I can't really have any ( Plus the fact that I'm extremely lazy, and taking the dog out every 4-5 hours to do their thing doesn't appeal to me one bit ) - Now I'm well aware of the huge differences between cats and dogs, yes I can say it's quite true, felines are absolutely independent until they get hungry, dogs, on the other hand, are genuinely more laid back and will always want to be by your side.

North Dakota’s Most Used “Slang Term” Sounds About Right

According to an article on Best Life, the most used slang term North Dakotans use is 100% accurate in my mind. More on that in a moment. First off, what is the method behind the madness? The data behind the survey comes from a gaming company called PlayNJ. In the survey, 41 percent of Americans think their state has words or slang that people from outside of their state just wouldn't get or understand.

Broadway In Bismarck: Big Musical Performances Are Coming Soon

Get ready for this. The Bismarck Event Center just announced two more musical shows coming to Bismarck this Fall and Winter. The Blue Man Group will be performing at the Event Center Sunday, October 2nd. Yep, the bald and blue trio will be stopping through the area this Fall. 35 million people have enjoyed their shows over the years; if that doesn't include you, this is your chance.

Brad Pitt Allegedly Has a List of Actors He Refuses to Work With

Brad Pitt reportedly keeps a running list of actors he refuses to work with, according to one of his co-stars. The Fight Club star currently stars in Bullet Train alongside Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Sandra Bullock. This past weekend, the film opened with a respectable $30 million in ticket sales according to ABC News, putting it at the top spot ahead of DC League of Super Pets, Nope and Thor: Love and Thunder.

Drake’s Dad Gets Tattoo of His Son’s Face, Drizzy Makes Fun of It

Drake's dad has a tattoo of his son's face and the superstar rapper is making fun of it. On Monday (Aug. 8), Drake hopped on his Instagram page to poke fun at his dad's tattoo of his face. The OVO leader shared an image of Dennis Graham's bicep and the inkwork of a young Drizzy (circa Thank Me Later era). "@therealdennisg I was just sitting here thinking why you do me like this we family," he wrote in the caption with several tears of joy emojis to represent his laughter.

Does the ‘Green Line’ Theory Explain Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson’s Breakup?

A viral theory on TikTok suggests that Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson's relationship wasn't going to work out in the long run. Reports broke over the weekend that the duo — who were first spotted out together in October 2021 — had called it quits. A source told E! News that Kardashian and Davidson ran into problems with their schedules. However, they added that they had "a lot of love and respect for each other."

[Photos] Jellyfish Spotted In Minnesota Lake

You might be surprised to hear that jellyfish are floating around in some nearby lakes. A post was made on the Minnesota Fishing Facebook page where it shows one of these jellyfish on camera. Take a look:. Whoa!. Freshwater Jellyfish Are A Thing?!. It appears so. As a person who...

Can You Legally Eat & Drive In North Dakota?

We've all done it. You hit the drive-thru at your favorite burger joint and you just can't wait until you get home. You start working on that combo meal by chowing on a few fries, then all of sudden, you need a bite of that cheeseburger. No harm right?. So...

Friday Night Lights “ON” In North Dakota

When the clock struck 12:01 AM on August 4th... Traditions Took Over In Small Town USA! In the great state of North Dakota football players have hit the field, beat the heat, and kicked off the football season!. Back to school may be just a few weeks away, but what...

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Passes ‘Titanic’ on the All-Time Box Office List

Top Gun: Maverick is still flying high, more than two full months after its release. Last weekend, Top Gun: Maverick grossed another $7.0 million in U.S. theaters. That’s a drop of just 16.4 percent from the week before, in an era when most big movies routinely drop 50 to 70 percent every single weekend until they just vanish from theaters. Instead, the long-awaited Top Gun sequel keeps making money week after week after week.

In Bismarck Man Caught On Video Burning U.S. Flag

4:40 seconds.....two videos that will make you cringe, a video that makes you shake your head in misbelief, a video that will make you angry. Blistering heat conditions seem to make everything worse - little things may irritate you just a little more. Last Friday was another ugly day of temps. 19-year-old Jacob Nistler, his mom, and his brother's girlfriend were driving around enjoying the cool air blowing inside their car when suddenly an incident happened which felt like hours but lasted for a good 20 - 30 minutes.

NORMAL For North Dakota, Unthinkable For Others

We all know how awesome and unique living in North Dakota is, but there are so many people outside of our State that would raise an eyebrow and have not a clue of what some of our rituals are. What I mean is, that there is no way that anyone can even begin to relate our ways of life. It's something we should for the most part be proud of - makes us unique, and we stand out alone, right? We do have the tag "North Dakota Nice" which is extremely accurate, all you have to do is go the Bismarck People Reporting News Group Facebook page and read about all the wonderful things people do for each other out here.

In Bismarck, Am I The Only One That Called The Number?

One of my favorite things to do is look at available homes and properties in the Bismarck/Mandan area. I might not be ready to buy or rent anything too elaborate, but I can sure dream, right? There are so many gorgeous homes that you can check out on, you can surf around all day with loads of pictures from realtors to see and just imagine for yourself living in a mansion somewhere, right by a private lake, OR you can actually set the perimeters of your search to show you the largest scaled house or even the smallest - you get the idea, right?

Heads Up, Minnesota Has Gold Mining Plans In The Dakotas

Minnesota must have enough of its own land to continue destroying in the Iron Range. North Dakota has the Badlands and South Dakota is home to the Black Hills. The rest of our states are a bit of a yawn in the eye candy department. Now it seems Minnesota-based F-3 Gold wants to start ripping up ground in The Mount Rushmore State.