State News and Announcements
Council of State Employees
Governor's Award for Excellence in Public Service
The Governor's Award for Excellence in Public Service recognizes the outstanding work of our state employees and their contributions to their agencies, professions, and communities. On Sept. 12th, Gov. Jack Dalrymple presented six state employees with the Governor's Award for Excellence in Public Service in recognition of their dedication and contributions to the people of North Dakota.
Department of Mineral Resources
National Fossil Day Art Contest
National Fossil Day is Oct. 12th, 2016 and the ND Geological Survey Paleontology Division is planning a fun day full of activities from 10am-5pm at the ND Heritage Center. With National Fossil Day also comes an Art Contest. This year's theme is: Your favorite fossil from North Dakota. Entries can be of the fossil themselves, or an interpretation of the living plant / animal. Any North Dakota resident, of any age, may enter this contest. Entries must be received by Friday, October 7th, 2016.