A former Spirit Lake judge is speaking out, in hopes of helping keep children safe on the reservation. Last month, 50-year-old Jacqueline Peltier was charged with 13 counts of child abuse against her six grandchildren.
Setbacks have delayed the opening of a VA clinic in Devils Lake which was originally slated to start serving veterans this spring. But 10 years after the project was first announced we're finally seeing signs that the clinic will be here soon. The VA clinic will be at Mercy Hospital where demolition is paving the way for the facility to be built.
The safety of children on the Spirit Lake Reservation was in the national spotlight Wednesday. The tribal chairman spent the day in Washington testifying in support of stricter standards for relative care and foster homes on reservations.
The bad weather stretched far beyond the Red River Valley. Folks in the Lake Region spent Tuesday digging out after the largest storm of the season.
The accidental death of 8-year-old Sean Hofer in Freeman, South Dakota is highlighting the need for gun safety throughout the region.
It's been eleven days since a 21-year-old man was found dead in a home on the Spirit Lake Nation. The FBI and the BIA are investigating the case, but they have been quiet, releasing no new details.
There's been an increase in drug-related crime in Devils Lake last year, according to a criminal activity report from by the Devils Lake police department. The chief of police says drug use has increased in the area over the last decade.
A new food pantry is already making a big impact in the Lake Region. Thursday, they teamed up with another group to bring food to hundreds of families.
The deadline has passed to remove fish houses from frozen lakes in North Dakota. But that doesn't mean ice fishing season is wrapping up just yet.
A family is mourning the loss of 27-year-old Levi Leibfried a Devils Lake man who died in a motorcycle accident while on vacation in Florida.
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