A Slice of Inspiration The Friendship Garden When Jane Jesperson heard about the Agricultural Commissioner’s challenge to raise 500,000 pounds of food, she got busy. “My daughter has worked with the homeless in Portland,” said Jesperson. “They have gardens there and I felt called to start a garden.”
The September/October issue is on its way
by Deb Seminary, editor We finally put the next issue to print today. We have some great relationship stories to share and I really love the recipe page. We are also introducing our “Who Inspires You” contest. This is all about finding some great stories to share. That is what […]
by Deb Seminary This weekend was one I wished would never end. It was a gathering of friends and full of laughter, some tears, reminiscing and lots of great food.
Next Issue's Featured Home
This is a sneak peak at the front of next issue’s featured home. Yes, those are vigas and not commonly found in North Dakota architecture. You will love this house!
by Pam Vukelic Whether you like them gooey or cakey, nutty or plain, frosted or dusted with powdered sugar, it is hard to resist a rich chocolate brownie. No doubt you have your favorite recipe, maybe the one you got from your mom or grandma, and you’ve been using it […]
by Tina Ding The world is filled with causes, and folks hop on board with a humanitarian spirit – whether working behind the scenes to plan an event, participating in a sponsored walk /run or as a recipient of the monies raised. Locally, groups brainstorm for ways to help their […]
Back on my Feet
Taking Steps to Inspire Change By Kylie Blanchard It is easy to think of change in monumental terms and to find inspiration in the leaps and bounds others make in their lives. But sometimes the most defining moments are those when a person simply puts one foot in front of […]
Northern Plains Dance
by Deb Seminary Northern Plains Dance has come full circle. Formed as a dance school in 1998, Northern Plains Dance took a leap in 2001 and became a professional company. “In the summer of 2007, the board decided to turn the focus back to the school,” said Hollis Mackintosh, Director. […]
Bismarck Cancer Center
by Deb Seminary Up until about twelve years ago, the Radiation Therapy Center was housed in Medcenter One. Patients from Medcenter One, St. Alexius and the surrounding area were treated there. The machines were in need of upgrading and the cost was tremendous, over 2.5 million dollars. The two hospitals […]
A Few Minutes with Dr. Kristina Johnson, U.S. Under Secretary of Energy
by Deb Seminary Dr. Johnson was in Bismarck June 14th as a speaker for the Renewable Energy Action Summit at Bismarck State College. IW What do you like most about your job? KJ I love my job because it is so diverse and so important. I had set a goal […]