by Deb Seminary Joanne Luger is an artist in many forms. You may be familiar with her drawings or pottery, but you may also have been the recipient of the work of one of her other crafts – dentistry!
Keeping Kids Safe in Summer
by Tina Ding Kids in North Dakota know their summer season won’t last. As snow melts into slush each spring, winter gear swaps out for summer bikes, scooters, skateboards, strollers and more. Tank tops and shorts hide beneath jackets until the temps allow full summer apparel, including flip-flops or bare […]
Loving Without Limits
Editor’s Note: This was an entry in the “Who Inspires You” contest By Holly Kohler I remember being asked as I grew up, “Who is your hero?” I was always quick to name my dad, James “Jim” Rooney. I gave many reasons, including the fact he valiantly served three tours […]
Coming Full Circle
Editor’s note: This was an entry in the “Who Inspires You” contest by Ramona Sorneson“Coming Full Circle” If only everyone, just once in their life, could experience the blessing of a special woman named Coralyn. Coralyn Hoovestol has inspired so many people in a multitude of ways. She has a […]
The Sisterhood of Scrapbooking
Editor’s Note – I was invited to the Scrap Attics-N-More gathering Saturday, April 21st. It was their last get together of the season and the women were busy with scrap books, cards, albums and more. What follows are some of my thoughts, comments made by the women as I wandered […]
Riverbound Farm Sauteed Veggie Sandwich
1 zucchini 1 onion 1 bell pepper 4 heaping handfuls of fresh spinach 3 cloves of garlic blue cheese goat cheese whole wheat bread balsamic vinegar Heat up your favorite skillet to medium heat with 2 tablespoons coconut oil or olive oil Cut onion in large slices and add to […]
Growing a Legacy
by Deb Seminary Angie McGinness loves farming. “Farming is so empowering,” she said. “I feel mentally, physically and emotionally challenged all the time. I have to work hard physically, I have to deal with our crops being wiped out by hail, and maintain a really strong working relationship with my […]
Sisters in Snooping 30 Years and Counting of Sisterhood Fun
by Julie Fedorchak The idea was innocent enough – a mother-daughter trip to Minneapolis with a typical line-up of girlish activities: shopping, dining, and shows. I was 12 at the time, barely in need of a training bra and at the peak of adolescent awkwardness. My four sisters were in […]
Renaissance Women – The Juhala Sisters
By Rhonda Gowen Imagine you love books, music, travel and learning about your heritage, and you’d like to parlay your interests into a paying job in your hometown. Nice work if you can get it. Two local women did just that, pursuing their curiosity and, in turn, enriching our viewpoints.
Remember Home Ec?
by Pam Vukelic “I’ll be jiggered!” was the expression Lois Watts used when I explained to her the sophisticated computerized “babies” we use to simulate the experience of parenting a newborn in high school Parenting classes these days. The babies cry and coo, and demand various care-giving responses, all of […]