The Refuge Network

Two local non-profit organizations will merge to enhance the strength and stability of their social service programs.  The boards of directors of Family Pathways and The Refuge Network issued a joint statement announcing the pending merger “We are happy to announce that The Refuge Network, serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault for the [...]

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There are men at the Rush City Prison of various ages and backgrounds who have been affected by domestic violence. Some were perpetrators, others victims. And there are those who had to stand by and watch it happen to those they love. Often times, the emotions these prisoners have about the domestic violence they’ve inflicted, [...]

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In all too many cases, domestic disputes escalate from harsh words to violence. The victims in these instances – usually women – are often repeatedly assaulted by their significant others and sometimes end up fearing for their lives. According to national statistics mentioned by Chisago County Attorney Janet Reiter at the Oct. 17 Chisago County [...]

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