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Law enforcement advises caution with strangers in wake of Sunday incident

April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

WINDOM — As the weather warms up and children begin to play outside instead of being cooped up in the house, parents are urged to talk to their kids about the dangers of strangers.

After a report of an 8-year-old girl who was approached near the…continue reading on dglobe.com

Law enforcement advises caution with strangers in wake of Sunday incident

April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

WINDOM — As the weather warms up and children begin to play outside instead of being cooped up in the house, parents are urged to talk to their kids about the dangers of strangers.

After a report of an 8-year-old girl who was approached near the…continue reading on dglobe.com

Dog saves owner, scare off burglars

February 21, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

At 65 pounds and a mop of hair, 7-year-old Clancy sleeps at the end of his master’s bed every night
“He smells really well but doesn’t see very well because he has so much hair that goes right over his eyes,” laughed Agnes Larson, the woman who has been the soft-coated wheaten terrier’s whole world since he was an 11-week-old puppy. Continue Reading

ND bill aims to protect seniors, vulnerable adults

February 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The North Dakota Senate is considering bipartisan legislation that would require the reporting of abuse or neglect of senior citizens and other vulnerable adults. Continue Reading

Bill-tracking service prompts quick action on measure for protection

January 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A new bill-tracking service designed to make North Dakota’s legislative process more transparent has prompted emergency action to shield users from public record requests aimed at finding out which bills users are tracking and what they’re saying about them. Continue Reading

Editorial: We all have the right of self-defense

December 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

It may seem the Old-West way, but people have the right to protect themselves. Continue Reading

Be safe, not paranoid

June 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Safety has become quite a hot button topic among the communities of the bustling Oil Patch. From the increase in sales of home security systems to the growing popularity of personal defense items, the business of protecting ourselves and our families is not taken lightly. Continue Reading

Plans for a flood plain: Study says Red River Valley can protect itself from 500-year flood — but it’s going to take some time, money

December 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Red River Valley can protect itself from a 500-year flood event, at a cost of about $4 billion. Continue Reading

Child protection team focuses on education

February 6, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON According to Worthington Police Officer Bob Fritz, each county in Minnesota is mandated by the state to have a multi-discipline child protection team, made up of representatives from family services, county attorney’s offices, law enforcement, health departments and education. Continue Reading&

Newt Gingrich calls for replacing EPA during Iowa visit

January 26, 2011 in West Central Tribune

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich called Tuesday for the elimination of the Environmental Protection Agency, which he wants to replace with a new organization that would work more closely with businesses and be more aggressive in using science and technology. Continue Reading