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: Shelly Ziesch

WILD SPOTLIGHT: Shelly Ziesch

Shelly Ziesch is a friendly and familiar face within the NDFU family. She has been a member and an irreplaceable staple in the organization for a long time. “I’ve been involved my whole life,” Shelly said. “My grandparents and my parents grew up in NDFU so naturally I...
Donated tickets help Langdon family buy sleds

Donated tickets help Langdon family buy sleds

At 10 years old, Tucker Olson enjoys being on the ice as much as the next hockey-crazed kid. But it’s much harder for Tucker, as he has spina bifida. Tucker is wheelchair-bound, but is obsessed with the sport, not unusual in the Olson family of Langdon. “We all love...