MOORHEAD, Minn. —- The Anne Carlsen Center, a North Dakota-based nonprofit, has expanded into Minnesota and opened a new location in Moorhead, a move that will add mental health services to its current menu of services for clients. For 75 years, the nonprofit has provided services to individuals in North Dakota with developmental disability or delay. The organization also has a long-standing tradition of providing services to children in the state who have physical disabilities or are medically fragile.
FARGO — North Dakota has joined a coalition of states in filing lawsuits against a drug manufacturer for its role in the ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announced at a press conference Tuesday, May 15, that he had filed a lawsuit on behalf of the state in U.S. District Court against Purdue Pharma, the nation's leading manufacturer of prescription opioids such as OxyContin. North Dakota joined Tennessee, Florida, North Carolina, Nevada and Texas in filing lawsuits Tuesday.