State News and Announcements
North Dakota Highway Patrol
Highway Patrol Focusing on Safety Restraints
July 1 through July 31, troopers statewide are cooperating with North Dakota law enforcement agencies to participate in the national Click It or Ticket enforcement campaign. The purpose of Click It or Ticket is to enhance public safety by encouraging the use of safety restraints. Buckle up and follow the rules of the road to increase the chance of arriving at your destination safely.
Parks and Recreation Department
50th Anniversary Event at Cross Ranch
Join the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department on July 11th at Cross Ranch for food, entertainment, and park tours. This is just one of many events they are hosting throughout the summer in celebration of their 50th anniversary.
Ft. Abraham Lincoln State Park Great Western Expo
The Great Western Exposition is coming to Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park July 11th and 12th. Check out all the great events for this exposition.
Department of Health
NDDoH Adds Mobile Medical Unit
The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has acquired a Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) that will be used as a new and important tool to support patient care during public health emergencies. The MMU is available to respond to emergencies state-wide, and allows hospital or volunteer staff to accommodate eight to 16 emergency patients.
Game and Fish Department
Watchable Wildlife Photo Contest
The North Dakota Game and Fish Watchable Wildlife Photo Contest is an annual photo contest that started in 1989. The contest showcases North Dakota's wildlife, plant, and insect species. Winning photos are displayed on the department's website and in the January issue of the North Dakota Outdoors magazine, the department's monthly magazine.
North Dakota Ranks #1 in 2014 GDP Growth
Economic Growth in North Dakota outpaced all other states last year, according to information released by the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Factors driving the state's top ranking include continued growth in economic production, new jobs, rising wages, and increasing export sales. North Dakota has led the nation in economic growth for four of the past five years.
Officials Dedicate New Overpass/Under in Williston
State and local officials celebrated the completion of the US Highway 2 Overpass/18th Street Underpass in Williston and opened the new roadway to traffic for the first time.