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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.


Burgum appoints Ryan Gardner as interim director of North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 03:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced that Ryan Gardner will serve as interim director of the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department, effective Monday, Jan. 20.


Grand Forks County lags behind census job recruitment goal

Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

Kevin Iverson, the manager of the North Dakota Census Office, said that not enough people may know about the jobs.


Census still recruiting for ND jobs

Friday, January 10, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

The U.S. Census Bureau is short more than half the applicants it would like for its 2020 Census jobs in Ward County, according to figures released by the bureau this week.


Burgum to host Girl Scouts of the USA CEO, Palo Alto Networks President for Cybersecurity Education and Diversity Summit

Friday, January 10, 2020 at 11:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced a first-of-its-kind event in April that will bring together local, regional and national partners involved in North Dakota’s K-20W Initiative to highlight the unique cybersecurity education effort and its goal of “Every Student, Every School, Cyber Educated.”


VALLEY CITY-JAMESTOWN RESPONSE RATE CENSUS CHALLENGE ISSUED

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Jamestown and Valley City are challenging each other to be the most counted during the 2020 U.S. Census.

Valley City Mayor Dave Carlsrud has challenged Jamestown Mayor Dwaine Heinrich to a response rate competition. The competition will pit Jamestown against Valley City to see who can get more residents to respond and get counted for the 2020 U.S. Census.


Jamestown, Valley City mayors in Census challenge

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

The mayors of Jamestown and Valley City are participating in a duel to see which community gets a higher "self-response rate" in the upcoming census, according to Warren Abrahamson, media chair for the Jamestown Complete Count Committee.


Altruistically improving ND communities: The North Dakota Department of Commerce awards HOME grant funds to Red River Valley Community Action

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Rewards in life can come in many forms and vary greatly based on our experiences. For Kevin Severson, the community services manager and housing rehab coordinator of Red River Valley Community Action, the greatest reward from his 25-year career at RRVCA is a simple thank you and expression of how his organization’s services helped a client.  


North Dakota Tourism unveils 2020 marketing strategy, materials and new research

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 11:00 pm

North Dakota Tourism unveiled its new marketing materials and destination marketing strategies inviting visitors to Be Legendary in 2020.


2020 US Census looking for census takers

Monday, January 6, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

As the 2020 U.S. Census prepares to officially launch in March, recruiters are seeking more than 1,000 workers in cities and counties across North Dakota.