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May 8, 2010
A message to the future
May 8, 2010 - 6:55am
May 7, 2010
N.D. State Hospital psychologist returns to visit for anniversary
A former staff psychologist who worked at the North Dakota State Hospital in the 1960s and again in the 1980s was surprised by some of the things he saw when he returned for the 125th anniversary of the facility this week. "We visited some of the wards yesterday and were surprised...
celebrations / news
May 7, 2010 - 7:05am
May 5, 2010
Mental Health Walk Thursday at NDSH
A walk for mental health will be held in conjunction with the 125th anniversary celebration at the North Dakota State Hospital on Thursday. The walk will cover about a mile in distance from the hospital campus to the State Hospital Cemetery. "It is a chance to fill people in on...
community / life
May 5, 2010 - 8:08am
State Hospital staff picnic is May 7
The date of the North Dakota State Hospital picnic was incorrect in a brief on A3 in Tuesday's Sun. The All Hospital Picnic for staff of the hospital is at noon May 7. The picnic is not open to the public. The event is part of the hospital's 125th Anniversary Celebration.
May 5, 2010 - 7:13am
May 4, 2010
Correction: Hospital picnic not open to the public
The schedule of the 125th anniversary celebration of the North Dakota State Hospital should have indicated the All Hospital Picnic at noon on May 17 is for staff of the State Hospital only. The picnic is not open to the public. Tours of the State Hospital will be available after...
May 4, 2010 - 6:57am
May 3, 2010
125 years: N.D. State Hospital notes changes as it celebrates anniversary this week
When the 125th anniversary celebration of the North Dakota State Hospital kicks off this week it will celebrate not only a long and colorful history but, according to Alex Schweitzer, State Hospital superintendent, the pride the employees take in their work. "It is and always has...
May 3, 2010 - 7:13am
March 11, 2010
Schweitzer clarifies statement
Alex Schweitzer, administrator of the State Hospital, clarified his statement made at the Monday governing board concerning the releases by judges of individuals from the sex offender treatment unit quoted in a story in Tuesday's Sun titled "Secure Services releases seven in 2009." "The...
March 11, 2010 - 7:23am
December 15, 2009
NDSH may seek more beds
The North Dakota State Hospital may look for money to expand its number of beds during the next legislative session, according to the superintendent's report presented to the State Hospital Governing Board Monday. "If we're going to see an increase in the number of patients we're...
December 15, 2009 - 6:52am
June 9, 2009
Board learns about new legislation
State Hospital Superintendent Alex Schweitzer reported on legislative decisions that will affect the safety of those working in the secure services area of the State Hospital during the quarterly meeting of the hospital Governing Board Monday. Schweitzer said legislation was passed...
June 9, 2009 - 6:36am
June 8, 2009
State Hospital board discusses budget
State Hospital Superintendent Alex Schweitzer reported on actions taken concerning the hospital by the North Dakota Legislature during the quarterly meeting of the hospital governing board Monday. "The Legislature appropriated $68.6 million for the State Hospital," he said. "That...
June 8, 2009 - 4:13pm
March 28, 2009
Twenty-one Prairie St. John's clients moved to State Hospital
North Dakota Department of Human Services has made its two institutions and regional human service center staffs available to serve the needs of vulnerable individuals impacted by flooding in Fargo. Department Executive Director Carol K.
March 28, 2009 - 2:12pm
State Hospital study rejected by Senate
BISMARCK -- The Senate on Friday rejected a Fargo legislator's request to study transferring the State Hospital's property in Jamestown to the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Even though Senate Concurrent Resolution 4025 states twice that its purpose is to look...
February 28, 2009 - 6:56am
February 26, 2009
Study on placing hospital under prison system gets do-not-pass recommendation
A resolution written to study the possibility of transferring the facilities and property of the North Dakota State Hospital from the Department of Human Services to the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation received a 5-1 do not pass recommendation in the Senate Human Services...
February 26, 2009 - 6:53am
December 18, 2008
State Hospital board ponders next budget
The Governing Board of the North Dakota State Hospital heard a report from Alex Schweitzer, superintendent, on the facility's budget proposal for the 2009 to 2011 biennium during its regular quarterly meeting Wednesday. The State Hospital budget is part of the statewide budget submitted...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am