South Central District Court

Supreme Court: Judgeship to stay in Mandan

BISMARCK (KFGO/KVRR)  – A soon-to-be-vacant South Central District judgeship will stay in Mandan. The North Dakota Supreme Court made that decision following Judge John Grinsteiner plans to retire Aug. 20. When a district judge leaves, the Supreme Court determines whether to keep the judgeship in the present location, move it elsewhere or abolish it. The decision is based on statewide…

Mandan Woman Sentenced to Probation for Child Neglect

Twenty-six-year-old Hope Althoff pleaded guilty to three felony counts of child neglect Monday.

MANDAN, N.D.– A Mandan woman has been sentenced to two years of probation for neglecting children in her care. Prosecutors say the three children, all under 8, were unsupervised in a dirty house where they had access to guns and knives. Twenty-six-year-old Hope Althoff pleaded guilty to three felony counts of child neglect Monday and misdemeanor animal neglect in South…