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FARMtastic Foods Hub


FARMtastic Heritage Foods Hub promotes artisan culinary art, seeing food as the needed fuel to maintain vibrant health.

We Honor the Caretakers


A look at the volunteers who care for the local cemetery as a way to honor the veterans buried there. 

Local Shutterbug


Honoring the memory of her son, this young shutterbug feeds her soul by helping other parents chronicle  their children's first year.

Team for Tay


Six-year-old Tayln's diagnosis of Hodgkins Lymphoma changed her family's busy schedule, to a family focused on getting her well.

Journey to the Holy Land


A local couple's journey to the Holy Land,  was especially meaningful as they walked the places that are so familiar in the Easter story.

Learn More, Do More


Jocelyn Thomas died by suicide only ten days before her 19th birthday. Her family is now speaking out to raise awareness about mental illness. 

A Pioneer for Prisoners


When North Dakota's Department of Corrections and Rehabilitations Director traveled to Norway, she came away with powerful lessons prompting change.

Cycling in North Dakota


 Cycling Across North Dakota in Sakakawea Country (CANDISC) celebrated its 25th and final year with 225 cyclists celebrating the friendships they've made.

A Baptism by Fire


A young newspaper publisher shares  her newspaper's fire experience, with journalists in Colorado and Wyoming.

CCU celebrates 75 years


Community Credit Union celebrates its 75th anniversary and remembers its roots. They look back on the changes that have taken place in the community during that time. 

LEC Issued Closure Order


The North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation issued the latest blow to the troubled jail when it ordered a temporary closure order until the jail is in compliance.

Escaped or Absconded?


Local jail administrator provides community education about the re-entry center that is used to acclimate prisoners from the prison system back to their community.

Kindness by the Box


This family gathers to pack Christmas boxes for Samaritan's Purse. Read about the massive annual undertaking and the promise they made to continue.

Miracle Babies


Not one miracle baby, but two! This little Thanksgiving bundle has given his parents much to be thankful for, as they look back on the miracles he has already seen.

Hospice Brought Us Home


When a local man lost a battle with cancer, his wife is grateful to the Hospice organization that allowed him to die with dignity, at home. 

Eyes That See the Good in Things


Changing the Face of My Mountain

It helps to be reminded that there really is power in our efforts when we do the right things at the right time, and that doing the right things influences our society for the better. We're also wise to remember that we don't have to do everything at one time; choosing to do JUST ONE THING and realizing that, as long as we are moving forward, our efforts don't have to be perfect.

Second Chances

A light-hearted look at the kinds of failures that people experience all the time. Failures that make us feel like...well...failures. Hearing the stories of extremely successful people who also failed greatly, makes us realize that failure is a part of life. We're lucky when we get a second chance and we realize that those failures don't kill us. The second chances give us the courage to carry on.

Global Positioning Systems and Mother's Day

Parenting isn't always easy. It'd be nice if kids came with a GPS device that gave directions at every turn and made recalculations when we make a wrong turn, wouldn't it? However, as the column suggests, even the high-tech GPS systems have an occasional fail. Sometimes, it's just funny; sometimes the consequences are more serious. 

Memories of Christmas Past

Has a song ever transported you back in time? Triggered memories that you hadn't thought about for a long time? Closing my eyes and letting the music move me, brought back memories of past Christmases and the times we sang this song together. Remembering the feelings, the emotions and even the scents that were treasured parts of a childhood Christmas.

Planting Flowers in the Winter

Have you opened a new location, redesigned your shop, or added a new product or service? Don't keep it to yourself, let folks know.

Celebrate Your Successes

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