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 […]
Bismarck Mandan Young Professionals Network
by Kayla Schafer What drives us to be involved in our community to make it a better place? A common theme for volunteering relates to wanting to make a difference, or being impacted by an event, disease or crisis. Ask the 100 plus women that are members of the Bismarck-Mandan […]
by Megan Nitschke As the case manager for Welcome House, Inc., a non-profit, faith-based organization that provides shelter for those experiencing homelessness, Kriedeman has provided the way to many open doors.
by Beth Nodland Roxane Romanick brings a heart full of hope and head full of information to families facing the diagnosis of a child with a disability. In situations where the diagnosis is Down syndrome, she arrives with a warm smile and personal experience—her daughter Elizabeth has DS—her arms loaded […]
by Maxine Herr Andrea Polk is talking trash these days. But it’s actually doing some good. Egg shells, shredded paper and table scraps are delicacies to her new roommates. Polk has a worm farm adjacent to her kitchen, and the little red wigglers have been an exciting addition to her […]
One step at a time
The manageable way to make a difference By Amanda Mack I was recently struck by the words of Susan Power, a speaker and best selling author who spoke at a North Dakota Humanities Council event in Bismarck during the Young Professionals Summit. Her topic was on personal and global transformation […]
S.A.Y. Yes Save America’s Youth
by Deb Seminary DeEtta Phelps was in education for over 30 years. Like most retirees, she is almost busier now than when she was working.
Tracy Wanek, Making a Difference in our Community
by Deb Seminary Most people do a lot of backseat driving when it comes to civic issues and community involvement. They do a lot of talking, possibly even complaining, but that’s as far as it gets. Maybe it’s a lack of knowledge or a fear of failure? But then there […]
Where have we been?
by Deb Seminary It seems that during deadline time, no blog posts are made. It is a kind of frantic time trying to get all of the ads in, then final editing of the articles, waiting for late stuff, putting it all together…