WILD SPOTLIGHT: Dawn Martin

WILD SPOTLIGHT: Dawn Martin

Dawn Martin of Beulah is not a “typical” NDFU member. “I didn’t grow up in the program like most members. I didn’t get into NDFU until later in life,” she said. Dawn and her husband started in NDFU when approached about the FUE couples program. “They thought we would...
Rybergs chosen as FUE couple

Rybergs chosen as FUE couple

The Farmers Union Enterprises Leadership Couples Program is underway, and North Dakota Farmers Union has selected Valerie and Randy Ryberg of Menoken as its representative. Strong family farmers, the Rybergs continue to work land that has been in the family for a...
Smaaladen takes up rural leadership cause

Smaaladen takes up rural leadership cause

Jeanna Smaaladen’s excitement turned to nervousness when she glanced at the roster of her Rural Leadership North Dakota (RLND) class in 2015. “I looked on there, and there’s a state senator and auditors on here — all of these I would call important people,” said...
WILD SPOTLIGHT: Alvina Skogen

WILD SPOTLIGHT: Alvina Skogen

Alvina Skogen is fearless in meeting new challenges. In fact, she welcomes them.  Upon meeting her, you quickly sense her warmth, quick intellect, and wit. She is a woman of experience and accomplishments, and a leader in many capacities, be it NDFU, Women of the...