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In State of the State Address, Burgum calls for action to address workforce challenges, invest in North Dakota’s future

Monday, January 7, 2019 at 08:30 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today delivered his 2019 State of the State Address, reflecting on substantial progress made during his first two years in office and outlining an ambitious policy agenda that addresses the state’s workforce challenges, increases accountability and budget transparency and makes major investments in people and projects that will benefit North Dakotans today and well into the future.


Commerce Renews Renaissance Zone for Hazen

Friday, January 4, 2019 at 08:00 am

The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced today it has renewed the Renaissance Zone Program for the city of Hazen 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.


UAS BVLOS network successfully tested in eastern North Dakota

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

The University of North Dakota (UND) says it and its research partners achieved an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry milestone last month with the first-ever drone test flights over a specially developed network.


Burgum thanks members of K-12, higher education task forces as final reports and recommendations submitted

Monday, December 31, 2018 at 02:32 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today expressed his gratitude for the members of the K-12 Innovative Education Task Force and the Task Force for Higher Education Governance as the two groups submitted their final reports and recommendations.


Jamestown Listed to Receive Main Street Development Funding

Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 08:00 am

Governor Doug Burgum has announced funding for 15 projects in North Dakota aimed at Main Street development, public facilities, and services.

The program is funded by federal Community Development Block Grant dollars that focus on long-term community development within cities’ Main Street areas. The announcement was made in partnership with the North Dakota Department of Commerce.


There are more people living in North Dakota than ever before, Census shows

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 08:00 am

Categories: all, Census 2020

The latest estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show North Dakota’s population reached an all-time high of 760,077 residents as of July 1, an increase of 4,901 from last year’s revised estimate.


Main Street ND Update December 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 08:00 am

Welcome to the Main Street ND Update, a newsletter inspiring ideas and action around the Main Street Initiative.


General Atomics Planning To More Than Triple Its Presence at Grand Sky

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Grand Sky, the first and only fully operational civil unmanned aerial systems (UAS)-focused research and development park in the U.S., recently announced tenant General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. will significantly expand the company’s presence on the property. General Atomics leased space will be expanded from its current 5.5 acres to 20 acres, all located along Grand Sky’s coveted “beachfront,” which provides immediate access to Grand Forks Air Force Base’s 12,351-foot runway.


Discover A Legendary Adventure With Nick Ybarra: North Dakota Trailblazer

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When Nick Ybarra tells the story of his first ride on the Maah Daah Hey Trail, his eyes twinkle as he describes rattling across the ridge that is Devil’s Pass. He recalls the experience as “feeling like I had found something I’d been looking for but didn’t know I needed my entire life.” At 18 years old, Nick was struck by the beauty of the terrain, especially near Devil’s Pass. He defines the area as “this incredibly beautiful landscape that just opens up and you have this almost Grand Canyon view of the Badlands.” That experience, and the passion it inspired, has never left.


Grand Forks BioRefinery Breaks Ground On 80,000 Square Foot Plant

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Construction for an ethanol plant that will turn hundreds of thousands of tons of beet waste into fuel in Grand Forks is officially underway.