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May 19, 2020
National Guard Staff Sgt. Dane Kruger and Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner are seen Tuesday, May 19. The Guard and the sheriff's office worked together to test all county jail inmates and staff for the coronavirus as a preventative measure. David Samson / The Forumplay button
Cass County Jail joins state facilities in mass testing inmates, staff for coronavirus
May 19, 2020 - 6:57pm
May 17, 2020
A building on the grounds of the North Dakota State Hospital in Jamestown. Forum file photoplay button
Mental hospital assault left North Dakota worker with mental illness, then she lost her job
May 17, 2020 - 6:33am
Christin Eastman is shown here in the emergency room at Jamestown Regional Medical Center after she was assaulted by a patient at the North Dakota State Hospital on March 29, 2019. The patient, Jason Benefiel, was charged with attempted murder and two counts of felony assault. Submitted photo
North Dakota State Hospital ignored red flags before assault severely injured worker, report shows
May 17, 2020 - 6:23am
March 10, 2020
This is an aerial photo of the North Dakota State Hospital and James River Correctional Center as seen in July 2018. The State Hospital portion of the facility utilizes five buildings to house about 200 patients at this time. John M. Steiner / The Sun
North Dakota State Hospital official says facility safe for workers
March 10, 2020 - 6:00am
March 5, 2020
Jason Benefiel
Man found to lack criminal responsibility in North Dakota State Hospital attack
March 5, 2020 - 8:30am
November 6, 2019
Tonya Perkins talks about the tools and instruments once used at the North Dakota State Hospital in Jamestown on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, that are displayed in the hospital's museum. John M. Steiner / The Sun
North Dakota State Hospital museum plans open house
November 6, 2019 - 5:07pm
August 30, 2019
This is an aerial photo of the North Dakota State Hospital and James River Correctional Center as seen in July 2018. The State Hospital portion of the facility utilizes five buildings to house about 200 patients at this time. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Interim committee studies North Dakota State Hospital
August 30, 2019 - 6:35am
August 12, 2019
These rooms are part of the former intensive care unit at the North Dakota State Hospital, which were used to confine violent or disruptive patients. The unit closed on March 20, 2019, days before a housekeeper was attacked on March 29, 2019. Photo special to  Forum News Service
North Dakota State Hospital violence a ‘symptom of behavioral health crisis’
August 12, 2019 - 7:00am
August 11, 2019
Christin Eastman, left, and her sister, Jessie Mead, talk about how an assault on Eastman has affected their family. Eastman was assaulted by a patient with multiple assault convictions who was sent to the North Dakota State Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation. Eastman has been unable to return to work since the March 29, 2019 assault. Patrick Springer /  Forum News Serviceplay button
'Haunted by nightmares,' ND State Hospital housekeeper talks about how assault changed her life
August 11, 2019 - 7:00am
August 7, 2019
State Hospital retains two groups to review procedures
August 7, 2019 - 6:25am
June 26, 2019
A building on the grounds of the North Dakota State Hospital in Jamestown. Forum file photo
‘How much longer till one of us leaves in a hearse?’: Online petition seeks removal of top North Dakota State Hospital administrators
June 26, 2019 - 7:02pm
June 22, 2019
A building on the grounds of the North Dakota State Hospital in Jamestown. Forum file photo
Eleven assaults reported this year at North Dakota State Hospital
June 22, 2019 - 11:37am
June 19, 2019
Jerry Roy Stewart, 30. Mugshot taken April 25th, 2019.
Registered sex offender who left North Dakota State Hospital in custody
June 19, 2019 - 12:49am
June 5, 2019
The North Dakota State Hospital in Jamestown, N.D. Forum News Service file photo
North Dakota State Hospital now in full compliance with accreditation requirements, official says
June 5, 2019 - 6:05am
May 31, 2019
Rosalie Etherington, superintendent of the North Dakota State Hospital, left, and Thomas Eide, director of field services for the North Dakota Department of Human Services, talk about the hospital's short-term needs and long-term goals on Oct. 1. Forum News Service file photo
North Dakota State Hospital trying to fix serious flaws after denial to renew accreditation
May 31, 2019 - 7:00am