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North Dakota State Hospital
May 19, 2020
Cass County Jail joins state facilities in mass testing inmates, staff for coronavirus
FARGO — The Cass County Jail conducted mass testing Tuesday, May 19, for coronavirus in inmates and correctional officers, likely making it...
May 19, 2020 - 6:57pm
May 17, 2020
Mental hospital assault left North Dakota worker with mental illness, then she lost her job
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Christin Eastman was choked, kicked and struck by an assailant while at work cleaning a restroom. The attacker was charged...
May 17, 2020 - 6:33am
North Dakota State Hospital ignored red flags before assault severely injured worker, report shows
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A psychiatric patient in the North Dakota State Hospital with a criminal record of assault had announced his “dark thoughts”...
May 17, 2020 - 6:23am
March 10, 2020
North Dakota State Hospital official says facility safe for workers
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — The North Dakota State Hospital is a safe place to work, according to the facility's superintendent, Rosalee Etherington....
March 10, 2020 - 6:00am
March 5, 2020
Man found to lack criminal responsibility in North Dakota State Hospital attack
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — The husband of the victim of an assault and attempted murder at the North Dakota State Hospital in March 2019 told the court...
March 5, 2020 - 8:30am
November 6, 2019
North Dakota State Hospital museum plans open house
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — The North Dakota State Hospital opened its doors before there was a state of North Dakota. The history of the institution...
November 6, 2019 - 5:07pm
August 30, 2019
Interim committee studies North Dakota State Hospital
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — There are a lot of issues in play for an interim committee of the North Dakota Legislature that begins meeting in September...
August 30, 2019 - 6:35am
August 12, 2019
North Dakota State Hospital violence a ‘symptom of behavioral health crisis’
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A unit once used to confine violent or disruptive patients at the North Dakota State Hospital was closed days before a penitentiary...
August 12, 2019 - 7:00am
August 11, 2019
'Haunted by nightmares,' ND State Hospital housekeeper talks about how assault changed her life
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Christin Eastman was cleaning a restroom in the male wing of Lahaug Hall at the North Dakota State Hospital when she felt...
August 11, 2019 - 7:00am
August 7, 2019
State Hospital retains two groups to review procedures
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Some security improvements have been implemented at the North Dakota State Hospital but more are planned, including a review...
August 7, 2019 - 6:25am
June 26, 2019
‘How much longer till one of us leaves in a hearse?’: Online petition seeks removal of top North Dakota State Hospital administrators
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Some employees at the North Dakota State Hospital in Jamestown complain that concerns over violent patient assaults against...
June 26, 2019 - 7:02pm
June 22, 2019
Eleven assaults reported this year at North Dakota State Hospital
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Recent charges of aggravated assault against two North Dakota State Hospital patients alleging assaults on hospital staff...
June 22, 2019 - 11:37am
June 19, 2019
Registered sex offender who left North Dakota State Hospital in custody
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A registered sex offender who left the North Dakota State Hospital without authorization Tuesday is back in custody, according...
June 19, 2019 - 12:49am
June 5, 2019
North Dakota State Hospital now in full compliance with accreditation requirements, official says
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — The North Dakota State Hospital now has been found to be in compliance by the accrediting body for hospitals, which earlier...
June 5, 2019 - 6:05am
May 31, 2019
North Dakota State Hospital trying to fix serious flaws after denial to renew accreditation
JAMESTOWN — The North Dakota State Hospital in Jamestown is working to come into compliance with accreditation standards after a survey documented...
May 31, 2019 - 7:00am