- Associated Press - Sunday, September 21, 2014

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Two federal agencies have awarded the United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck nearly $600,000 in grants.

U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer says the grants come from the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice.

One grant is meant to help the college improve educational opportunities for Indian children, while the other award is expected to assist the school reduce domestic and dating violence, sexual assault and stalking on campus.

Cramer says reducing violent crime is vital to improving communities in Indian reservations.

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