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Commerce Renews Renaissance Zone for Northwood

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The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced today it has renewed the Renaissance Zone Program for the city of Northwood for five additional years. The Renaissance Zone Program is a tool for community redevelopment and economic investment that incorporates tax incentives to business and residential properties. 


Commerce Renews Renaissance Zone for Harvey

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The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced today it has renewed the Renaissance Zone Program for the city of Harvey for five additional years. The Renaissance Zone Program is a tool for community redevelopment and economic investment that incorporates tax incentives to business and residential properties.

 


Burgum focuses on opportunity, connectivity and community in first workshop for WGA chair’s initiative

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Gov. Doug Burgum today hosted the first workshop of his central policy initiative as 2020 chair of the Western Governors’ Association (WGA), “Reimagining the Rural West,” an ambitious effort to address the intractable challenges facing the rural West and to support vibrant and enduring rural communities.

 


Burgum declares October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month, urges proactive steps to protect against threats

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Gov. Doug Burgum has declared October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month to bring awareness to the importance of protecting our state and citizens from constantly evolving cyberthreats. National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) was created in 2004 by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Today, the initiative is worldwide.


North Dakota Proclamation: Weatherization Day October 30, 2019

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Weatherization Day - October 30, 2019


Burgum honors ND native who died in attack on Pearl Harbor as sailor’s remains returned to home state

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Gov. Doug Burgum tonight joined military veterans, active duty servicemembers, community members and relatives of U.S. Navy Radioman 2nd Class Floyd A. Wells to honor the Cavalier native as his remains were returned to North Dakota nearly 78 years after he died at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.


UPDATED: Burgum, Baesler announce Sara Medalen as ND Teacher of the Year for 2020

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Gov. Doug Burgum and State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler on Monday announced that Sara Medalen, a reading and math interventionist at Minot’s Sunnyside Elementary School, is the North Dakota Teacher of the Year for 2020.


Burgum: State continues to monitor rain-affected areas as efforts shift from response to recovery

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Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann, director of the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES), and Cody Schulz, North Dakota Homeland Security director, today led a conference call with emergency managers from across the state to determine if additional resources or capabilities are needed to respond to last weekend’s severe storms and heavy rainfall. The conversation also focused on determining the extent of damages experienced by the affected jurisdictions and the upcoming recovery process.


Burgum to welcome Interior Secretary Bernhardt to ND to discuss presidential library, park maintenance

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Gov. Doug Burgum will welcome U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt to North Dakota on Thursday, Oct. 3, to tour the Medora area and discuss efforts to establish a Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and address deferred maintenance in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the state’s top tourist attraction.


Burgum applauds Harwood, New Rockford-Sheyenne for being recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools

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Gov. Doug Burgum today commended Harwood Elementary School and New Rockford-Sheyenne Elementary School for being recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2019.