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Keep up to date with our latest news stories and events. We are building an environment where people can live larger and businesses can grow faster. North Dakota offers career opportunities, family-friendly communities, great schools and a balance that gives the best of life in the city or country. Learn more about North Dakota and you’ll begin to realize that the good life may be waiting for you here.

Our wide-open spaces offer endless opportunities for outdoor recreation, while our cities offer shopping, dining, culture and nightlife. North Dakota consistently ranks among the top states for high school graduation. We have excellent school systems, from elementary schools through higher education and career training. We also have the shortest average commute time in the country according to the U.S. Census, giving you more time to enjoy the good life you’ll find in North Dakota.

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Burgum directs flags flown at half-staff on Memorial Day, will honor heroes at N.D. Veterans Cemetery

Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff on Monday, May 27, until noon, and encouraged North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, in observance of Memorial Day.

Burgum requests presidential major disaster declaration for impacts of widespread spring flooding

Gov. Doug Burgum today requested a presidential major disaster declaration as a result of widespread spring flooding that damaged homes and public infrastructure, inundated hundreds of roads and thousands of acres of farmland, and displaced dozens of residents in western, south-central and eastern North Dakota.

Burgum statement on additional USDA assistance for farmers impacted by trade disruption

Gov. Doug Burgum issued the following statement after today’s announcement by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue of up to $16 billion in programs to assist farmers impacted by trade disruption. In the announcement, Perdue reflected on the previous round of Market Facilitation Program payments and called this plan “even stronger and more effective for farmers.”

Burgum promotes 2nd Chance Job Fair designed for those with barriers to employment

Job Service North Dakota is hosting its annual 2nd Chance Job Fair on June 6 in Bismarck, Grand Forks and Fargo, Gov. Doug Burgum announced today.

Burgum congratulates Lance Yohe on confirmation to International Joint Commission

Gov. Doug Burgum today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Lance Yohe, former executive director of the Red River Basin Commission, to serve as a Commissioner on the part of the United States on the International Joint Commission (IJC).

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Vehicle Auction

A ND Department of Transportation State Fleet Auction will be held Wednesday, June 5th at 11:00 am at 218 Airport Road, Bismarck ND. Additional information, including a list of vehicles to be auctioned, can be viewed on the Vehicle Auction page.