FARGO — Ciciley Littlewolf joined the National Guard on a dare. “Women can’t be in the military,” she remembered her high school classmate teasing. The next day she signed up for the Guard. Her mother had to approve the paperwork since she was only 17. “It was one of the silliest, best decisions I ever made,” she said. “I remember telling him, well, I’m going to do more than you, and I’m going to outrank you.” Now, two decades later, she did it.
FARGO — Waylon Pretends Eagle wasn’t planning on running for treasurer of North Dakota’s Democratic Party. But as nominations for the executive committee began, he changed his mind. “It was just an impromptu decision,’’ he said. “I said, 'I'm going to try. I have to.’’’