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Commerce launches North Dakota film and Instagram partnership

Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 09:57 am

The North Dakota Department of Commerce has launched the North Dakota Film and Instagram Partnership Program to increase awareness of North Dakota through creative and authentic storytelling.     

 This inaugural, competitive-pitched grant will allow storytellers to share their visions for showcasing North Dakota’s healthy and vibrant communities. There are two categories: Short Film and Instagram. Applications will be accepted through March 13, 2020. 


The North Dakota Department of Commerce reminds organizations of upcoming deadline for AmeriCorps Grant funds

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 05:00 pm

The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that organizations wishing to apply for AmeriCorps Grant funds are required to provide a letter of intent by Friday, Jan. 24. 


President Trump grants Burgum’s request for major disaster declaration for flooding from rain, snowstorm

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 01:43 pm

President Donald Trump has approved Gov. Doug Burgum’s request for a presidential major disaster declaration for the impacts of an October storm that dumped heavy rain and snow on a large swath of North Dakota and caused up to $9.7 million in damage to public infrastructure, according to preliminary assessments.


Insurance Commissioner Urges Consumers Not to Wait to Purchase Flood Insurance

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 09:10 am

Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread today encouraged renters, homeowners, farmers and business owners to better understand their flood risk and insurance coverage following a wet autumn and heavy winter snowfall.


Burgum approves first group of pardons for low-level marijuana offenses under new policy

Friday, January 17, 2020 at 02:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today granted 16 pardons under a new policy allowing individuals with low-level marijuana offenses on their records to apply for a summary pardon through a streamlined application process.


CHALLENGE THAT COUNTS; CENSUS CHALLENGE BETWEEN JAMESTOWN & VALLEY CITY

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

A challenge that counts in more ways that one pits the city of Jamestown against Valley City.


Jamestown, Valley City mayors wager on census cooperation

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

The gauntlet - in this case a cap - has been thrown down in a friendly competition between the mayors of Jamestown and Valley City to see which community can have the best response rate during the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census.


Burgum: Signing of Phase One Trade Agreement with China represents a win for the U.S. and North Dakota

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 01:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after President Donald Trump signed a Phase One Trade Agreement with China.


Burgum highlights progress at third Strengthening Government to Government Partnerships conference

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today welcomed attendees to the third Strengthening Government to Government Partnerships and Relationships Conference, highlighting the significant collaboration with North Dakota’s tribal nations during the past three years and emphasizing the need to continue working together to overcome challenges.


Williams County among those already fighting for a complete count in the Oil Patch

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

Williams County’s Complete Count co-chair Lindsey Harriman fired the first shot of what will be many in the fight to count all of the oilfield’s transient workers in the U.S. Census. It was a short presentation at the Williston Basin Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute’s January meeting.