By Marci Narum ⃒ Photography: Photos by Jacy 2017 will be the year Delila Mayer walks again. She believes, between therapy and prayer, she will get out of her wheelchair, walk, and be able to go back home. Her positive spirit will help too. Delila became paralyzed in June 2015. […]
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Tigirlily Talks Joy, Holiday Memories, and Inspiration
Click here to visit Tigirlily’s website, where you can learn more about the sisters, purchase their music, and see their upcoming concert dates.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Fertility Care
Scott and Lindsay Cleveland and Jana Heen share more about the Creighton Model FertilityCare System.
In Memory of Myrt Armstrong: She Planted the Seeds of Hope and Yielded Joy
Photos and Article by Lexi Kerzman Dedicated, passionate, vibrant, opinionated. Those are just a few words that describe the late Myrt Armstrong. Myrt passed away on October 24, 2016 but her legacy is everlasting. Myrt dedicated her life to advocating for mental health. In 1970 she joined the Mental Health […]
With Great Joy: Sharing Their Music
By Jody Kerzman Music brings joy. It’s something four North Dakota women have known since they were very young, and now they’re sharing their music with the world, bringing joy to people beyond their small North Dakota hometowns. We caught up with North Dakota’s own Kat Perkins, Gwen Sebastian, and […]
Fertility Care: What’s Going on With My Body?
By Jody Kerzman The Cleveland family—Scott, Lindsay, and four-year-old Mariam—is anxious to welcome a baby boy into their family in January. “We had been hoping to get pregnant for a year and a half but hadn’t,” says Lindsay. “I had been trying to track my cycle but it was difficult […]
Living Treasures: Ann Leingang and Monica Schmidt – Joy at 325°
By Marci Narum Age and circumstance are not relevant when discovering a new purpose in life and finding joy in it. Consider Ann Leingang, a feisty 88-year old who raised ten children and 40 grandchildren. Many of them live far away now but Ann remembers fondly all the baked goodies […]
Oh Man: Bill & Jerry Schlosser
By Jamie Christensen “No blisters after eight days of trekking. My muscles may never talk to me again. That may have something to do with the previous two days of 17 and 18 mile treks . . .” That statement was part of a message home from Jerry Schlosser on […]
Community Contributor: Ruth Meiers – Luke’s Kitchen
Give us a little history of Ruth Meiers/Luke’s Kitchen Ruth Meiers is more than just a homeless shelter. We provide numerous essential services to the homeless at multiple facilities in the Bismarck-Mandan area. The programs and services offered at Ruth Meiers create a transitional pathway from homelessness to community reintegration, […]
Christmas in Wales: An Unexpected Gift
By Carole Hemingway It was December 23, 1988. I boarded a train, alone from Paddington Station, in London, bound for the coast of Wales for the holidays. My friends greeted me at the train station, and whisked me off to a local pub for lunch. The pub was noisy, a […]