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The $1 million women's shelter located in White Earth is about completed. The facility includes a living room area, visiting room, dining room, kitchen, laundry room, seven offices and eight rooms for victims of domestic abuse.

White Earth women's shelter nears completion

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Domestic violence and sexual assaults have been a proverbial slap in the face for tribal members on the White Earth Reservation for generations.

Now, advocates fighting the problem are seeing a light at the end of a very dark, scary tunnel.

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.

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