* Woodburry woman hospitalized after she was assaulted at work: A pregnant group home caretaker was hospitalized June 26 after a resident of the Woodbury group home allegedly kicked her in the stomach.
* South Dakota mom returns home to 2-year-old after injuries in Afghanistan, husband remains overseas: This wasnâ€™t the plan for Andrew and Jenna Schmaltz who deployed together one year ago. The pair intended to serve out their time together working as engineers in southern Afghanistan.
* Jury finds Casey Anthony not guilty in daughter’s 2008 death: Anthony wept after the clerk read the verdict, which jurors reached after less than 11 hours of deliberation over two days. The 25-year-old was charged with first-degree murder, which could have brought the death penalty if she had been convicted.
* Parents to wise up on social networking at NDSU Extension Service Seminar:Â Â The North Dakota State University Extension Service has developed a seminar for parents and caregivers titled â€œWanna Be My Friend: The Ins and Outs of Online Social Networking.â€ The â€œWanna Be My Friendâ€ seminar strives to build awareness of both the risks and the rewards of online social networking, to demonstrate how teens use these sites and to foster dialogue among parents/caregivers and young people on the use of social networking online.