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Engagement: Schank and Hofland
Engagement: VanDoorne and Johnson
DSU to showcase artwork by Donna Watts
How to prevent childhood obesity
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
April 25, 2014
Oil Patch gets grants for fighting violence against women: Associate attorney general announces $3M for communities
On a visit to western North Dakota, Associate U.S. Attorney General Tony West announced $3 million in funding for tackling Oil Patch violence against women, especially on reservations. The funding is twofold — the $2.1 million will take an on-the-ground approach for service providers...
April 25, 2014 - 11:11pm
March 31, 2014
Williston police investigate domestic violence shooting
WILLISTON – Williston police have identified a man and woman involved in a weekend shooting that investigators say resulted from a domestic violence situation. Officers responded to a call that gunshots were fired shortly after noon Saturday in the 400 block of 11th Street West....
News/crime and courts
March 31, 2014 - 3:59pm
March 15, 2014
Changing the conversation: Words carry power in sexual, domestic assault discussions
FARGO — Women with short hair are not common targets of sexual assault. Carrying an umbrella can stop a potential perpetrator. These myths and others about sexual assault are found in the viral article, “Through a Rapist’s Eyes.” The 16-point list and similar documents...
March 15, 2014 - 11:49pm
March 13, 2014
CVIC to assess domestic violence risk: Grand Forks center implements program to improve response
GRAND FORKS — Domestic violence workers and police are working to better identify when a domestic disturbance can turn lethal. The Community Violence Intervention Center in Grand Forks is bringing in a new training method to give officers and anyone responding to domestic violence...
March 13, 2014 - 8:42pm
February 27, 2014
- A 24-year-old California man was arrested Monday afternoon on several charges, Dickinson Police Capt. Dave Wilkie said. Jacob Randell Kelley, Taft, Calif., was arrested for possesion of a controled substance with intent to deliver, methamphetamines, possession of drug paraphernalia,...
News/crime and courts
February 27, 2014 - 11:50pm
February 26, 2014
University of Jamestown dean charged with simple assault
JAMESTOWN — The dean of students at the University of Jamestown has been placed on leave from the institution after being charged with simple assault Monday. Gary Van Zinderen, 44, is free on a personal recognizance bond and a new court date has not been set, according to Jamestown...
February 26, 2014 - 11:48pm
November 6, 2013
Arrests made for theft, domestic violence
Daniel Raymond Robinson, 33, of Belle Plaine, Iowa, was arrested Tuesday morning for breaking into cars at General Steele in Dickinson. He was charged with four counts of unlawful entry into a motor vehicle and two counts of theft of a motor vehicle, Dickinson Police Detective Terry...
November 6, 2013 - 11:02pm
October 28, 2013
Man sentenced to 3 years in brutal domestic violence case
Matthew Foxworthy, 24, was sentenced Monday to five years in prison, with another 10 suspended, for the June 2012 assault on his then-girlfriend.
News/crime and courts
October 28, 2013 - 6:58pm
October 9, 2013
After nightmare, Dru Sjodin is not forgotten
GRAND FORKS -- Ten years ago this week, University of North Dakota senior Dru Sjodin volunteered to hang up T-shirts with messages against violence for the eighth annual Clothesline Project organized by the Women's Center on campus. Kay Mendick, director of the center, told UND students...
October 9, 2013 - 12:00am
August 10, 2013
Little Owl guilty on one count of theft
GRAND FORKS -- Mark Little Owl, former director of tribal social services for the Spirit Lake Nation, was convicted Friday on a charge of theft in North Dakota District Court in Grand Forks. A jury found him not guilty on two other misdemeanor counts -- simple assault and deprivation...
August 10, 2013 - 12:00am
July 24, 2013
'Healthy masculinity': National campaign brings anti-domestic violence message to the Oil Patch
WATFORD CITY -- A national campaign will debut in Watford City next week to encourage men in the Oil Patch to take a stand against domestic violence. A...
July 24, 2013 - 12:00am
February 10, 2013
Law & Order: Hundreds of thousands spent in court costs
The court system delivers justice but it does not deliver a windfall payday. "The fines and fees, by the way, all go to the state," Stark County...
February 10, 2013 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
Limited options exist for Oil Patch domestic violence victims
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
March 6, 2010
Domestic violence assistance requests increase across ND
The number of victims of domestic violence seeking assistance grew last year, state and local officials say. The North Dakota Council on Abused Women's Services, made up of 21 local domestic violence crisis intervention centers around the state, released its 2009 statistics, citing...
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am