In the Midst of Angels: Rita Keegan, Sewing Surgical Masks

In the Midst of Angels: Rita Keegan, Sewing Surgical Masks

In the Midst of Angels Rita Keegan: Sewing Surgical Masks By Marci Narum Submitted photos Behind every quilter is a big stash of fabric, and Rita Keegan of Bismarck, North Dakota, has been happily making use of her supply as she practices social distancing during the...
A Woman of Impact: Annie Carlson

A Woman of Impact: Annie Carlson

By Marci Narum Part three in the series “Women of Impact.” ANNIE CARLSON, Owner of Morning Joy Farm & Kitchen Impact with Adaptability, Tenacity, & Authenticity  In many ways, Annie Carlson is incomparable to most women who were raised and still...
The Inspired Woman of the Year 2020

The Inspired Woman of the Year 2020

By Marci Narum What is an “Inspired Woman,” anyway? A couple of weeks ago, I asked this question on the Inspired Woman Facebook page. Specifically, the question was, “What words or phrases do you use when you think of a woman who inspires?” The answers were positively...
A Woman of Impact: Cindy Cook

A Woman of Impact: Cindy Cook

By Marci Narum Submitted photos This is part two in a series of four stories on Women of Impact. I was inspired to write this series after moderating a panel discussion in January for Minot Women Connect, a program focused on developing female professionals. The theme...
Responsibility, Act of Service, & Birthright

Responsibility, Act of Service, & Birthright

By Nicci Johnson I truly believe that self-care is a sacred act of service to those around us. But, I didn’t always have that kind of mentality. So how did I get there? By being honest about where I’m at, open-minded about learning something new, and willing to do...
Embrace the Stress

Embrace the Stress

By Dr. Rhonda Jolliffe An examination of health history and lifestyle choices are considered in the plan of care during a medical visit. In the past 22 years and thousands of patient visits, the infamous question of the hour arises:   “Are there any added  stressors...