Life is a Daring Adventure: Conquering Kilimanjaro

August 1, 2019
West Fargo man climbed to the peak of famed mountain
Ron Sorum starting out at the first base camp. Contributed photo
Ron Sorum of West Fargo learned that climbing a mountain for a flatlander can be a monumental life event. ...

Life is a Daring Adventure: Living life full speed ahead

June 1, 2019
Fargo woman spent 26 days in Antarctica, was first female in N.D. accepted into veterinary school Joann Colville, of Fargo, North Dakota, always wanted to be a farmer. Not a farmer’s wife, but an actual farmer. Instead, she became the ...

Life is a Daring Adventure: A long, difficult journey to priesthood

April 1, 2019
Ugandan man currently serving ‘on loan’ at area church Let’s imagine what life might be like in a rural area, without electricity and running water, where people lived off the land. There were poor roads. No hospitals. And you grew ...

Life is a Daring Adventure: Never a dull moment

February 28, 2019
Pelican Rapids woman always up for a new adventure
After a successful fishing adventure in Alaska, Iris was able to can 100 pints of salmon in one summer. Contributed photo
As the daughter of teachers from  Eau Claire, Wis., Iris ...

Just a Kid at Heart: Battling age — shear power

February 1, 2019
When did it all change? To my generation “spam” was an inexpensive sandwich meat; now it’s unwanted e-mails. To my generation a “curser” was someone who had a limited vocabulary; now it’s a little arrow that moves around on my ...

Life is a Daring Adventure: Today is the day

February 1, 2019
Moorhead woman celebrated 80th birthday free falling from 10,000 feet  Joanne Reitan, of Moorhead, woke up early on May 20, 2018, seven days before her 80th birthday and said, “Today is the day. I’m going to jump.” 
Joanne Reitan with

Life is a daring adventure

January 1, 2019
Have you or someone you know had a daring adventure? Tell us your story “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.  Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding ...

Offering ‘unforgettable’ adventures

September 1, 2018
‘We are passionate about what we do’ at Landmark Tours Looking for an adventure? Want to see the country? See the world? Landmark Tours offers unique tours from coast to coast and around the globe. Each tour is tailored to ...

Offering ‘unforgettable’ adventures

July 1, 2018
The Landmark Tours team includes (front L to R), Amber Munson, Brennan Mogck, Dallas Lemmers, (back, L to R), Jessica Florac, Mike Lyons, Tara Romanowski, Laura Ludington, Margie Zerbe, and John Lyons. Contributed photo
‘We are passionate about what we ...

A zest for life, design

January 30, 2014
“I thank the Lord every day for another day of life,” says Bette Zieska, of Annandale, “since I have so many interesting things to do!” Bette feels blessed that she has time to pursue the things she enjoys.  As the ...

Ride across America

October 30, 2013
Women go coast to coast in the name of senior health Peggy Rabe, of Motley, and her sister-in-law Jan Erickson, of Redwood Falls, started riding bicycles after they were already in their 50s. Their first long ride turned out to ...

Volunteers decide to jump out of a plane

August 29, 2013
Mankind has always dreamt of flying. I suppose the closest we humans can get to flying is to go skydiving but for most of us our dreams of flight end with the thought of throwing ourselves out of a moving ...