FARGO — A psychiatric hospital here is receiving about $100,000 in funding to provide services aimed at treating the first signs of psychosis in youth. As part of a partnership between the North Dakota Department of Human Services and Prairie St.
FARGO — The North Dakota Legislature has taken a step toward banning DUI checkpoints — an enforcement method that some view as ineffective. But local law enforcement leaders say checkpoints not only help catch drunken drivers but also deter impaired driving in the first place. DUI checkpoints boost public awareness about drunken driving and, because the checkpoints are announced ahead of time, encourage drinkers to plan other ways of travelling, said Sgt. Wade Kadrmas, safety and education officer with the North Dakota State Highway Patrol.