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Where do we go? Homeless tornado victims turn to campers, apartments, hunting lodges

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. — Only moments after a tornado ripped through her neighborhood, Alicia Roesler stood on the street in front of her home with her two young daughters close by and saw the devastation for the first time.
“I think I was jus…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota awarded $7M for affordable housing: Federal funds to be distributed by state

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — North Dakota will receive more than $7 million in federal funds for affordable housing and homelessness prevention, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp announced Wednesday.
The money will be given to the state and allocated to different communities t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota awarded $7M for affordable housing: Federal funds to be distributed by state

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — North Dakota will receive more than $7 million in federal funds for affordable housing and homelessness prevention, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp announced Wednesday.
The money will be given to the state and allocated to different communities t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Homeless man arrested for meth while walking along I-94

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A homeless man residing in Dickinson was arrested at about 6:30 a.m. Monday after Stark County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a man affecting traffic while walking on Interstate 94 near milemarker 62 in Dickinson.

Timothy Dunagan, 3…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Homeless shelter sought for Mitchell

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Mitchell needs a better way to house and provide assistance for the homeless, according to County Veterans Service Officer Steve McClure.

During Tuesday’s regular Davison County Commission meeting at the courthouse in Mitchell, McClure …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Hot economy, cold comfort: The ND Oil Patch’s homeless problem

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Lured by the promise of jobs created by the oil and gas boom, Mario Solano left his home in Miami to travel to a new life in the center of it all — North Dakota.
At first, Solano found temporary jobs driving trucks for oil and gas companies. Event…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Few homeless in SD, but many lack shelter

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Northern Plains News

South Dakota is among the states with the fewest number of homeless citizens per 1,000 population — 1.31.

But South Dakota is among the worst at sheltering homeless people, with 31 percent of homeless people without a …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Documentary about Williston newcomers debuts at Sundance

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – A documentary about a Williston church that opened its doors to job-seekers who needed a place to sleep will premiere Friday at the Sundance Film Festival.

“The Overnighters” by San Francisco filmmaker Jesse Moss documents the st…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Documentary about Williston newcomers debuts at Sundance

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON – A documentary about a Williston church that opened its doors to job-seekers who needed a place to sleep will premiere Friday at the Sundance Film Festival.

“The Overnighters” by San Francisco filmmaker Jesse Moss documents the st…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Local groups working to help address the needs of area homeless people

December 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

The South Central Homeless Coalition is updating a 10-year plan on how to address the needs of homeless people in Jamestown and the nine-county Region VI area.
Before the coalition can complete the plan, its members want to conduct a more thorough s…continue reading on jamestownsun.com