Editor’s note: Deborah Ness was on the first cover of ‘Inspire’ Magazine. As we celebrate ten years of Inspiring Women, we caught up with a few ‘cover girls’… Her story: Deborah Ness was named Bismarck’s first female Chief of Police in 1997. During her time in the position she met […]
Inspired Woman 10th Anniversary Edition
by Deb Seminary, editor We are very excited to announce the 10th Anniversary Edition of Inspired Woman Magazine is coming out in August! It is hard to believe the magazine has been inspiring women for ten years. Starting out as ‘inspire’, the Bismarck Mandan publication quickly developed a following and […]
Featured Advertiser – Captain Jack's
Captain Jack’s Liquorland had been serving the Bismarck-Mandan area for many years. The first store, Ski’s Liquor in Mandan, started the owners on their entrepreneurial path.
The Definition of Inspiration
by Robyn Hanson Editor’s Note: This was an entry in the ‘Who Inspires You’ contest Inspire: (1) To influence, move, or guide by divine or supernatural inspiration. (2) To exert an animating, enlivening, or exalting influence upon. (3) To communicate, bring out or about. (4) To spread by indirect means.
Jacey Enget – Liking the Challenge of Having a Disability
By Cari Bousfield Editor’s note: This was an entry in the ‘Who Inspires You’ contest. One of Jacey Enget’s favorite activities is horseback riding. She also loves to bow hunt, bowl, swim, water ski, snow ski, attend Wizard’s basketball games, and going to concerts. In fact, she has even gotten […]
Be Inspired to help your Neighbors
by Deb Seminary It has been eight days since we heard the flood news. As each day has passed, more and more people have needed help and more and more people have volunteered.
A Canoe Trip to Remember
By Shelly Preszler To celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary five years ago, my husband, Todd, and I decided to take a little overnight trip to Lanesboro, Minnesota. We were living near Rochester at the time while Todd was completing his Residency at the Mayo Clinic. It seemed like a great […]
Unanswered prayer brings unexpected blessings by Julie Fedorchak After two successful baby deliveries, my husband and I had the “All American” family – one girl and one boy. Since our house was tastefully accessorized with nursing pillows, puke rags and exer-saucers, we decided to pull the trigger on a third.
Handcrafted Just for You: Women Vendors Dish on the Urban Harvest Experience
By Amanda Mack What is the difference between an artist and a crafter? A debate lies therein. Some might say that an artist creates what you put on your walls to decorate your home or workplace whereas a crafter creates functional art, something handmade that you can wear like a […]
Finally, Sisters – Redefining their relationship
by Deb Seminary Annette Hedstrom moved to Bismarck at the urging of her sister, Missy Munson. “She would always say, ‘just move here’,” said Hedstrom. “I came to help with a graduation in 2009, and I said ‘does your offer still stand?’ She said ‘yep’ and I said ‘ok, I’ll […]