by Marcia Dorrheim One can almost picture a Norman Rockwell painting this time of year. One side of the painting depicts the dark, cold, winter snow and wind blowing outside. And then, as your eye travels across the painting, you see the warm glow of the fireplace with a little […]
A Slice of Inspiration
Viola Mueller Hostess with the Mostest Patrons of the Ramkota Hotels’ Seasons Café know this lady very well. Since 1975, when the hotel opened as the Kirkwood Motor Inn, she has been greeting and seating folks who come to dine or just have coffee. Mueller was recruited from the Elks […]
Airline Travel Tips, Rules & Regulations
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations seem to change daily. What is the 3-1-1 Rule? How big can a carry-on be? Do they still serve peanuts? Country Travel has put together the following list of travel tips to make your flight easier.
Keeping Kids Healthy
Colds can be tricky to prevent and treat in children By Kylie Blanchard As the snow falls and temperatures drop, the number of colds, runny noses and coughs among kids of all ages rises quickly. Prevention can seem like an endless battle between exchanges at day care, school and play […]
Mother-Daughters Road Trip
By Amanda Mack with Marnie Piehl My memories of my mother as a child were as follows: she was pretty, worked hard and I always knew she loved me. However, she could throw a fit. She was a woman with a lot on her plate, and after a demanding work […]
A Move Far From Home Creates Once-in-a-Lifetime Travel Adventures
By Kylie Blanchard When Annie Bennett and her husband, Tyler, packed their suitcases to move to Glasgow, Scotland in September 2006, the newlyweds were nervous, excited and sad to leave their home state of North Dakota.
Inspirational Rasmussen College Leader Recounts her Journey Battling Breast Cancer
by Kelly Green Erin Green, campus director at the Rasmussen College in Bismarck, ND should be considered the definition of a truly inspirational leader. Whether she is managing her campus’ hundreds of students and faculty, moving her family from Minneapolis to Bismarck or continuing her fight against almost every woman’s […]
Mikey Hoeven Taking One Day at a Time
by Deb Seminary Mikey Hoeven’s life is about to change dramatically. After ten years as North Dakota’s First Lady, she is off to Washington, D.C. as the wife of the newly-elected U.S. Senator, John Hoeven.
by Deb Seminary The January/Feburary issue will hit the stands early this week. The focus is Travel, which is the reason for the photo.
Who Inspires You
by Deb Seminary We have received 17 entries for the ‘Who Inspires You’ contest. I am very excited to read all of the stories and learn about what inspires our area writers. I think picking a winner is going to be very difficult. I know how much thought and consideration […]