Nominate a Woman for KUDOS

Nominate a Woman for KUDOS

We’ve created a way to recognize the good works of women we know. Women who’ve quietly influenced our lives. Neighbors, teachers, colleagues, friends or others who’ve been an inspiration and deserve to be noticed for their efforts and impact. Email...
Supporting Young Moms: A Business Success  |  Jenna Reddish

Supporting Young Moms: A Business Success | Jenna Reddish

“Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had.” -Linda Wooten Imagine you are a young business owner, endeavoring to make your venture most successful. More likely than not, hiring a bunch of young women and moms part-time, rather than a few...
Bobby Ostad | Welcome to My World

Bobby Ostad | Welcome to My World

Beauty can be seen in all things Matt Hardy Bobby Olstad’s piece Welcome to My World was chosen as the 2022 amateur division Women Empowering Women’s Emerging Woman Artist award in this fall’s Badlands Art Show. Bobby’s love for photography started before the age of...
Annie Costrini | Feeder Frenzy

Annie Costrini | Feeder Frenzy

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together Vincent Van Gogh At the fall Badlands Art Association Art Show in Dickinson, the art piece Feeder Frenzy was selected to receive the student division Women Empowering Women’s Emerging Woman Artist...
Michelle Massie | Creating Space

Michelle Massie | Creating Space

“As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.” – Leonardo DaVinci Ask Michelle Massie to describe herself, and she may tell you she is first a wife and mother. Then a friend of Jesus and many others. Followed by a Registered Nurse and...
Christina Hirschfeld | Family Faith Formation

Christina Hirschfeld | Family Faith Formation

“It is quite easy for me to think of a God of love mainly because I grew up in a family where love was central and where lovely relationships were ever present.” — Martin Luther King Jr. There’s something transformative and innovative to serve families in our...
Dawn Pruitt | Passionate Impact

Dawn Pruitt | Passionate Impact

Dawn Pruitt with her “little buddy” Veronica “Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.” Booker T. Washington Chances are your life has been positively impacted by Dawn Pruitt, even if you’ve never heard of her before today. Dawn is a radiant,...
Rebecca Kasian | Providing Community-Minded Care

Rebecca Kasian | Providing Community-Minded Care

If you had the privilege to grow up in a small town or currently live in one, you know that you have to step up to make your community vibrant as there are less bodies to serve on boards, volunteer on emergency service agencies, and attend school functions. As the...
Amy Hofer | Boots, Boys & Bull Riders

Amy Hofer | Boots, Boys & Bull Riders

Amy and her calf, “Justice.” With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. — Keshavan Nair Amy Hofer, like many women in our corner of North Dakota, lives in a world surrounded by mud, boots and boys. As...