The Official Newspaper for Foster County

Dakota Datebook: Escaped patient

An escaped patient of the North Dakota State Asylum was found on May 6 in 1916. The patient, Clarence McCord, escaped from the asylum five months earlier during a severe blizzard, and was believed to have frozen to death after a search party did not find him.

Grand Forks County Judge was therefore surprised after receiving a call from Iowa informing him that McCord had been found in his childhood...