domestic abuse

YWCA buys building for survivors of domestic violence

The new facility will be called 'Lantern Light' and will house 23 families.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The YWCA is helping provide affordable housing for women facing homelessness due to domestic abuse. “The YWCA set out a very aggressive strategic plan back in 2015 to establish more affordable housing for women and their children,” YWCA Cass-Clay CEO Erin Prochnow said. Out of a friendship with convent neighbor, Union of Sisters of the Presentation,…

Encounter Over Alleged Domestic Abuse Turns Deadly In Beltrami County

Janelle Johnson and Austin JohnsonBELTRAMI CO., Minn. — A Beltrami County man is dead after a confrontation over alleged domestic abuse. Early Saturday, Janelle Johnson and Austin Johnson contacted law enforcement to report the shooting of 48-year-old Jesse Farris in Northern Township, Bemidji. Janelle says the couple traveled to confront their brother-in-law on Christmas when the argument turned physical. She…

Fargo-Moorhead organizations meet to discuss domestic violence

October is domestic violence awareness month

FARGO, N.D. – Members from the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center, Fargo Police and YWCA of Cass Clay team up to host a domestic violence awareness and education meeting. Since October is domestic violence awareness month, they thought it would be a great opportunity to speak on this issue. They say domestic violence can be physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse….