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Attorneys: Man was having psychotic episode when he beat children, set their bedroom on fire

October 9, 2012 in DL-Online

Two psychologists concluded that a Fort Totten man who admitted Monday to beating two young boys, setting fire to the bedroom where they slept and then starting a nearby apartment on fire last November was having a psychotic episode at the time, attorneys said. Continue Reading

Taking a sesquicentennial tour of U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862

August 10, 2012 in West Central Tribune

There is heightened interest as Minnesota marks the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862.
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Psychologist blasts ND tribe for failing to protect children — calls it ‘systemic unchecked incompetence’

April 14, 2012 in DL-Online

FORT TOTTEN, N.D. A suicidal girl who was allowed to be shuttled between homes with sex offenders. Reports of suspected child abuse and neglect left ignored. A child protection worker convicted of felony child abuse. Those are among a raft of problems cited by a senior clinical psychologist who contends that social services administered by Spirit Lake Nation are mired in mismanagement that endangers abused and neglected children. Continue Reading

Police link attempted murder charges to fires

November 16, 2011 in DL-Online

Lyndon Galen Greybear, 29, was arraigned Tuesday in Cass County District Court on two counts each of attempted murder and aggravated assault and one count of endangering by fire or explosion. Continue Reading

Purposeful walk: WWII vet, 87, hikes 28 miles to emphasize his patriotism

November 15, 2011 in DL-Online

Children chanting “U-S-A” greeted World War II veteran Tom Selleys Monday as the 87-year-old arrived here after a 28-mile trip on foot. Continue Reading

Tribe eager to drill for, pump and now refine Bakken oil

August 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Construction has begun on the planned oil refinery near Makoti, N.D., on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation and could be completed by 2013, Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Tex Hall said today.
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Gov warns of impending flooding in Pierre, Fort Pierre

May 26, 2011 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Flooding in Pierre and Fort Pierre is “imminent” and people should prepare to evacuate within 48 hours.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard warned residents of the growing flooding risk Thursday. The Missouri River is rising and will soon inundate parts of both cities, the governor said. Continue Reading

‘Sensations’ shows the way to Minnesota destinations

May 21, 2011 in West Central Tribune

A television program that motivates viewers to explore the great outdoors found right outside their front doors is about to air.
Pioneer Public Television Channel 10 will air its locally produced “Minnesota River Sensations” at 7 p.m. on Sunday. Continue Reading

Pioneer TV to feature four Minnesota River state parks

May 14, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Pioneer Public Television is offering viewers a guided tour of four state parks on the Minnesota River.
The locally produced “Our State Parks: Minnesota River Sensations” will feature Big Stone Lake, Lac qui Parle, Upper Sioux Agency and Fort Ridgely state parks.
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Fort fit for Eskimos

January 19, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Dalton Marco, 10, and his brother, Andrew, 12, stand in front of the large igloo-style snow fort they made with the help of their father, Brian, behind their home in Sibley. Continue Reading