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Jail staff expansion banks on more federal inmates

August 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Sheriff Paul Laney has found an unexpected solution to the staff shortage at the Cass County Jail: accept more inmates. Laney is asking for 13 new positions at the jail in his 2014 budget request as the facility prepares to quadruple the number of beds reserved for federal prisoners. Continue Reading

Slumberland donates beds to needy in Nobles County

December 12, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Through its company-wide Homes for the Holidays promotion, Slumberland of Worthington has once again donated beds to families in need. In the 10 years since the holiday giveaway began, Slumberland co-owner Krista Petersen estimates they’ve donated nearly 200 beds. Continue Reading

Bill to shift nursing beds from East River to West River heads to gov’s desk

February 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) Some South Dakota nursing homes are struggling to find beds, but a bill that has passed the House may help solve the shortage.
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Foundation event scheduled to raise funding for high-tech hospital beds

November 9, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR With a touch on a keypad, Angie Beyerl, a registered nurse in the intensive care unit at Rice Memorial Hospital, can automatically tilt the mattress on the ICU’s bariatric bed, allowing a patient to be turned safely and comfortably.
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