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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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North Dakota Exports Up in 2018

North Dakota exporters achieved positive growth in 2018 despite uncertainty within international markets.


NDPRD is Seeking Applicants for RTP Advisory Committee

The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department (NDPRD) is seeking applicants for the Recreational Trails Program Advisory Committee (RTPAC). The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) is an 80/20 matching grant program that provides funding for both motorized and non-motorized recreational trail projects. The RTP is administered at the state level through the NDPRD and federally through the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).


Burgum: Revised revenue forecast has good news for budget, highlights North Dakota’s strong economy

A revised revenue forecast released today by the North Dakota Office of Management and Budget (OMB) bodes well for the state’s ability to achieve a structurally balanced budget, fund priorities and invest in legacy projects for the future, Gov. Doug Burgum said.


NDDOT: On a wing and a plow

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Snow plow drivers are the heroes of the winter in North Dakota. Governor Burgum joins Craig Sperling, a plow driver for more than three decades, to learn how a statewide fleet of drivers clears thousands of miles of roads after every storm. He also chats with Tom Sorel, director of the ND Department of Transportation, on the future of transportation.


Burgum congratulates NDSU at launch of $50 million Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth

Gov. Doug Burgum joined North Dakota State University officials today to announce a transformative, interdisciplinary research institute focused on global innovation, trade and economic growth and made possible by philanthropy from benefactors.


Upcoming EventsView All Events

North Dakota Travel Industry Conference

Preparations are underway for the 2019 North Dakota Travel Industry Conference, to be held April 15-17 at the Grand Hotel in Minot. Registration is open for next year's conference.