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North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

March 5, 2019
The North Dakota State Penitentiary in Bismarck. Korrie Wenzel / Forum News Service
From pizza parties to game nights: Internal documents, statements reveal allegations of reform failure at North Dakota state prison
March 5, 2019 - 11:46am
March 3, 2019
William Hoehn was sentenced Oct. 29 to life in prison with the chance of parole for his role in kidnapping Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind’s baby. Forum file photo
Kidnapper of Savanna's baby moved to new prison for his own safety
March 3, 2019 - 3:05pm
February 19, 2019
Gov. Doug Burgum has proposed moving the inmates at the women’s prison in New England, N.D., to a facility near Bismarck. Chris Flynn / The Forum
Although North Dakota Senate decision lies ahead, House puts prison reshuffling proposal on hold
February 19, 2019 - 7:10pm
January 26, 2019
Julie Roubideaux, 52, is an inmate at the state women's prison in New England, N.D. She sued the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in 2003, claiming that women inmates received inferior treatment compared with men. The suit was ultimately dismissed after six years, but she said the agency is "ripe for litigation again." Chris Flynn / The Forumplay button
WATCH: Women inmates share their experiences at remote prison in southwest North Dakota
January 26, 2019 - 2:41pm
January 20, 2019
Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin said North Dakota officials have made it clear that if the county does not build a new jail, "they will come in and close this one at some point in time." Chris Flynn / Forum News Serviceplay button
State pressuring Barnes County to build new jail after dozens of rule violations, 2 inmate deaths
January 20, 2019 - 6:10pm
December 19, 2018
A state inspection this month revealed a number of issues at the Barnes County Jail in Valley City, N.D. Forum file photo
State downgrades Barnes County Jail after surprise inspection exposes problems
December 19, 2018 - 7:26pm
December 18, 2018
Rob Port
Port: It’s the Department of Corrections, Not the Department of Commerce
December 18, 2018 - 10:27am
December 7, 2018
Leann Bertsch, director of the North Dakota Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation, talks about how the State Hospital campus would make an ideal minimum security prison on Thursday in Jamestown. John M. Steiner / The Sun
'The timing is right'
December 7, 2018 - 7:01am
December 6, 2018
Leann Bertsch, director of the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, talks about how the State Hospital campus would make an ideal minimum security prison on Thursday in Jamestown. John M. Steiner / The Sun
‘The timing is right’ - State Hospital site ideal for minimum security prison, DOCR official says
December 6, 2018 - 8:03pm
October 31, 2018
North Dakota prisoners raise money for St. Jude’s
October 31, 2018 - 4:41pm
December 19, 2017
Ward County Jail released from full-time monitoring
December 19, 2017 - 6:28pm
July 28, 2017
State releases troubled ND jail from full-time monitoring
July 28, 2017 - 7:17pm
February 8, 2017
Inmates at the Halden Prison in Norway.
Here's what Norway can teach North Dakota about prisons
February 8, 2017 - 7:54pm
September 25, 2015
North Dakota prison system needs repair
September 25, 2015 - 6:52am
June 20, 2014
NDDOCR to offer archery hunt
June 20, 2014 - 8:22am
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