Follow your curiosity, not the crowds this Memorial Day weekend

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 12:18 pm

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer, so make it your official kickoff to outdoor adventures and explore North Dakota. 

Commerce encourages immediate response from rural North Dakotans, as delivery of the census packets in rural communities resumes

Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 04:47 pm

The North Dakota Department of Commerce encourages rural residents to immediately respond to the Census 2020 survey as delivery of material packets resumes for the remaining rural residences in the state. 

In meeting with President Trump, Burgum highlights state-federal partnerships, continued testing support

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 04:40 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum met with President Donald Trump today at the White House, highlighting the benefits of state-federal partnerships to North Dakota’s COVID-19 response and recovery efforts and the need for continued federal support to fully execute the state’s testing strategy.

Burgum directs flags flown at half-staff Friday for Peace Officers Memorial Day; virtual vigil tonight

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 03:47 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum has directed government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff on Friday, May 15, 2020, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, in observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day.

Foster parents recognized for being creative at strengthening families by supporting connections during COVID-19

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 10:25 am

Gov. Doug Burgum has proclaimed May Children’s Foster Care Month in North Dakota to recognize the many individuals committed to strengthening families and ensuring the safety, permanency and well-being of children in foster care.

Burgum statement on federal agency pre-empting Washington state’s crude-by-rail law

Monday, May 11, 2020 at 09:10 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum issued the following statement today after the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) pre-empted a Washington state law that effectively banned rail shipments of Bakken crude to refineries in that state.

Burgum appoints Danita Bye of Stanley to North Dakota Board of Higher Education

Friday, May 8, 2020 at 12:31 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed business consultant Danita Bye of Stanley to the state Board of Higher Education.

Burgum statement on Great River Energy’s announcement to retire Coal Creek Station in 2022

Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 12:57 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after Great River Energy (GRE), a not-for-profit wholesale electric power cooperative providing power in Minnesota and Wisconsin, announced plans to retire its 1,151-megawatt (MW) coal generating power plant, Coal Creek Station, in Underwood, N.D., during the second half of 2022.

2020 Governor’s Photo Contest for Travel and Tourism kicks off

Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 09:36 am

Gov. Doug Burgum and the North Dakota Tourism Division, in partnership with AAA of North Dakota and North Dakota Council on the Arts, are launching the 2020 North Dakota Governor’s Photo Contest for Travel and Tourism.

Governor’s Travel and Tourism Award winners announced

Monday, May 4, 2020 at 04:09 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum, Tourism Director Sara Otte Coleman and Destination Marketing Association of North Dakota (DMAND) president Searle Swedlund presented six Governor’s Travel and Tourism Awards today during the weekly tourism industry chat.