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Essentia Health Unveils New NICU, Women’s and Children’s Unit

Patients are set to move in Monday

FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Health unveils its new $4.1 million NICU and Women’s and Children’s Unit. One doctor at Essentia had twins born prematurely three years ago, and seeing the new unit unveiled was especially meaningful for her. “The first time I came down, we’ve known this project was coming, so I was able to see when it was just…

It’s Been 100 Years Since Women’s Suffrage

a local group is celebrating with a centennial party and pie social

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s been 100 years since women were given the right to vote in the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Over the next year and a half, the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County and the League of Women Voters will have all kinds of events to celebrate Women’s Suffrage. This afternoon it began the…

Seminar Teaches Women How to Take Control of Their Finances

Women from all over the metro area showed up to learn more about achieving financial security

WEST FARGO, N.D. — It’s all about the money. That’s the topic of discussion at a Women Connect event called “Owning Your Wealth.” Nearly two hundred women from the metro are at DoubleTree by Hilton in West Fargo to learn more about finances and how to achieve financial security. It’s a seminar led by certified financial planner Hannah Sorensen. She…

Go Far Woman Run Kicks Off; Weekend Full of Events

About 1,400 people are expected to participate

FARGO, N.D. — The Go Far Woman Run kicked off Friday. The evening’s events included a youth run, toddler trot and diaper dash. Saturday’s races are all for women and include a 5K, 10K and half marathon. About 1,400 people are expected to take part. There’s also an expo and silent auction. Proceeds from the run will be donated to…

Women Celebrate Completing United Way’s 35 Under 35 Program

The program helps women practice leadership skills and get engaged in the community

FARGO, N.D. — Thirty five women under the age of thirty five are being honored after finishing the United Way Leadership Program. The women are joined by over two hundred mentors, family members, and friends during the celebration. The six–month program is designed to help women get engaged in the community and practice leadership skills. Women get to hear from local…

Talula Opens in West Fargo; Creating a New Experience for Shoppers

Talula wants to bring exclusive and comfortable styles to their shoppers

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A new store has opened its doors in West Fargo near Costco with the motto “effortless, elegant and relaxed”. Talula is owned and operated by two women who have worked together in retail for years. The store aims to provide a unique shopping experience in the community. They sell clothing and accessories which are catered to…

Making the Little Things Count: Local Organization Helps Breast Cancer Fighters

That's where Pink It Forward comes in...they think about the details

FARGO, N.D. — When you are fighting a life threatening disease, the little things can make all the difference. That’s exactly what Pink It Forward is doing. One in every eight women will develop breast cancer. “In some way we are all affected by breast cancer,” said Shannon Tjaden, the United States of American Mrs. North Dakota. But it’s not…

United Way’s Women UNITED Luncheon Helps Expand Early Childhood Education

Proceeds go towards school supplies, counseling, and childcare

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of women gathered for United Way’s Women United luncheon, which helps kids get the best start they can in life. United Way says 90 percent of a child’s brain is developed before age 5, and that’s why it’s important to invest in early childhood education. “We want kids to reach their full potential. If they can enter…