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Third annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education focuses on best practices, behavioral health

Gov. Doug Burgum today kicked off the third annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education, a two-day event focused on sharing best practices and addressing behavioral health challenges in the classroom.


Keynote speakers announced for third annual Recovery Reinvented hosted by Governor and First Lady

Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum are inviting the general public, Native American communities, business and community leaders, behavioral health providers, university and college representatives, health care providers and administrators, addiction recovery advocates, faith-based communities, first responders, law enforcement, families and more to join them for Recovery Reinvented on Nov. 12, 2019, at the Bismarck Event Center.


YWCA hosts Grand Opening of Grace Garden

$7.1 million supportive residence readies for domestic violence survivors

WEST FARGO, ND – YWCA Cass Clay unveiled a new $7.1 million permanent supportive residence called Grace Garden today with the help of their collaborative partners, dignitaries and guests. The national CEO of YWCA USA traveled from Washington, DC for the event.


Burgum appoints magistrate Pamela Nesvig to newly created South Central Judicial District judgeship

Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed judicial referee and magistrate Pamela Nesvig of Bismarck to a newly created judgeship in the South Central Judicial District, effective Sept. 1.


UPDATED: Committee selects five members for new North Dakota Ethics Commission, thanks applicants

A committee tasked with selecting members of North Dakota’s newly created Ethics Commission reached consensus today on appointing the first five members to the voter-approved Commission. All five members have verbally accepted their appointment.


Burgum leads delegation on tour of petrochemical facilities in Canada in effort to bring industry to ND

Gov. Doug Burgum today led a delegation of state officials and legislative leaders on a tour of petrochemical facilities in the Canadian province of Alberta as part of ongoing efforts to bring the petrochemical industry to North Dakota to add value to the state’s ample natural gas resources and grow the economy.


Burgum announces speaker lineup, agenda for 2019 Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced the speaker lineup and agenda for the third annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education Aug. 14-15 at Jamestown High School in Jamestown, N.D.


Applicants sought for new boards related to K-12 education, environmental issues

Applicants are being sought for three new boards created by the 2019 Legislature, including a council to promote collaboration across all K-12 education entities in North Dakota as recommended by the Governor’s Innovative Education Task Force.


Burgum appoints four to State Water Commission, fills newly created seat for Little Missouri River basin

Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed four members to the State Water Commission, including a member to fill the newly created seat representing the Little Missouri River basin in southwestern North Dakota.


Commerce Announces Funding for Main Street Development

The North Dakota Department of Commerce announces increased funding for Main Street development. This funding is provided by federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) dollars focusing on long-term community development within cities’ downtown areas.