August 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Woman: Colony members coerced into staging scenes.
June 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) A TV documentary series about an Anabaptist community in Montana offers a “distorted” and contrived image, bishops representing the Hutterite faith in the U.S. and Canada said Thursday. Continue Reading
June 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A TV documentary series about an Anabaptist community in Montana offers a “distorted” and contrived image, bishops representing the Hutterite faith in the U.S. and Canada said Thursday. Continue Reading
June 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A new reality TV show about life in a Hutterite colony in Montana gives outsiders a glimpse of a unique religious culture centered in the Northern Plains of North America.
But it’s also concerned many Hutterites who see it as a distorted image of who they are, says Mary-Ann Kirkby, who spent her early years in a Hutterite colony near Portage La Prairie west of Winnipeg. Continue Reading
December 20, 2011 in The Daily Republic
HILLSBORO, N.D. Despite protests from some neighbors, a new Hutterite colony that is branching off from a Mitchell-area colony likely will start construction in the spring in southern Traill County, N.D.
March 4, 2011 in The Daily Republic
Author Joanita Kant titled her book “Gentle People,” but it’s a violent incident that made a Mitchell-area Hutterite colony famous.
Two brothers who grew up on and lived at the Rockport Colony about 15 miles southeast of Mitchell were imprisoned by the American government and tortured for their beliefs during World War I. They died due to the harsh treatment, and Hutterites everywhere know the story, according to Kant. Continue Reading
November 19, 2010 in West Central Tribune
The state court system cannot determine which of two factions controls a Hutterite colony in northeast South Dakota because the dispute involves constitutionally protected issues of religious freedom, the South Dakota Supreme Court ruled Thursday Continue Reading