Her Voice Magazine - Spring 2020

Detail from the cover of the Spring 2020 Her Voice Magazine.
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Her Voice - Spring 2020 issue

• Her Story: Liberated From Liberia

Whelma Dukuly DeKontee Hennesey has walked a path so extreme, it resembles a dramatic cinema thriller including a daring escape from Liberia.


On the cover— Photo by Joey Halvorson

• Her Career: Calming the Storm

Lainey Sandberg and Alesha Bates developed a nationally awarded curriculum.

• Her Travels: Where the Monarchs Go

Jan Kurtz fulfilled a lifelong dream to be surrounded by monarch butterflies.

• Her Community: BOLD Girls Camp

Stacy Germundson is on a mission to empower young women at the camp.

• Her Table: How Do I Cook With That? Jicama


• For Her: Fixing Life's "Leaky Faucets"

• Artist Spotlight: Brittany Petersen Jewelry

• Artist Spotlight: Linda Holliday Pottery

• Her Career: Women in Business

- Mikinzie Fox, Frandsen Bank

- Stacy Meyers, First National Bank

- Missy Norring, Belle Cheveux Salon

• Her Story: Remember When


• Her Passion: Embracing Our Elders

I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with numerous job titles since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently as Digital Editor. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work these 30+ years. I was present and worked on the our web page when our original website first went live on April 26, 1994.
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Calendar of events at The Center in Brainerd.
A listing of area meetings and events in the Brainerd lakes area.
"Minding Our Elders" columnist Carol Bradley Bursack says distance makes keeping track of your parents' health harder, but barring dementia, they get to choose where they live.
Don Kinzler also answers questions about pear trees that can produce fruit in the region and when to dig up onions.