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Changing the conversation: Words carry power in sexual, domestic assault discussions

March 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

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-po…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

CVIC to assess domestic violence risk: Grand forks center impllements program to improve response

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

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 an…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

System aimed at assessing domestic violence risk, improving response

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

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 an…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

System aimed at assessing domestic violence risk, improving response

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

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 an…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

University of Jamestown dean charged with simple assault

February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

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 n…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

SD panel recommends broadening domestic abuse laws

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota legislative panel has endorsed a proposal that would expand the state’s domestic abuse laws to cover dating couples who don’t live together.

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday also approved some other measur…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Arrests made for theft, domestic violence

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

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,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

After nightmare, Dru Sjodin is not forgotten

October 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

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. Continue Reading

Little Owl guilty on one count of theft

August 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

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. Continue Reading

‘Healthy masculinity’: National campaign brings anti-domestic violence message to the Oil Patch

July 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

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 town hall meeting called Healthy Masculinity and the Patch is set for 10 a.m. July 31 in Watford City, one of six events planned around the country by the Healthy Masculinity Action Project. Continue Reading