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The $1 million women's shelter in White Earth is almost complete. The facility includes a living room area, visiting room, dining room, kitchen, laundry room, seven offices and eight rooms for victims of domestic abuse. Paula Quam/Detroit Lakes Newspapers

White Earth women's shelter nears completion

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Workers with DOVE, a White Earth program serving abuse victims, and the White Earth Housing Department are nearing completion of the reservation's very first women's shelter.


"It's something we've needed here for a very long time; we've been dreaming about it for years," said Shelter Coordinator Loretta Gjerde.

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