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Valley City State University Student wins full cybersecurity scholarship from SANS Technology Institute

Monday, October 7, 2019 at 02:20 pm

Shane Hitch, a sophomore at Valley City State University majoring in software engineering, has been awarded a $22,000 scholarship to the Applied Cybersecurity certificate program operated by SANS Technology Institute. Hitch, one of only 100 students nationwide to receive the scholarship, was a finalist in the SANS Cyber FastTrack challenge, a free online cybersecurity program for college students and graduates designed to help improve the quality and preparation of cybersecurity professionals in this growing, global career field.


Burgum to attend signing of U.S.-Japan trade agreements at White House

Monday, October 7, 2019 at 09:50 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today will join President Donald Trump, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Japanese Ambassador Shinsuke Sugiyama, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and others for the signing of the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement and the U.S.-Japan Digital Trade Agreement. The signing will take place at 2:30 p.m. CT at the White House.


Burgum attends signing of U.S.-Japan trade agreements that boost ag exports, digital products

Monday, October 7, 2019 at 09:34 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today joined President Donald Trump, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Japanese Ambassador Shinsuke Sugiyama, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and others for the signing of the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement and the U.S.-Japan Digital Trade Agreement at the White House.


Burgum directs flags at half-staff Sunday in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

Friday, October 4, 2019 at 04:19 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff on Sunday, Oct. 6, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.


New Williston Basin International Airport is vital to region’s growing population, economy

Friday, October 4, 2019 at 02:46 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today joined local, state and federal officials in celebrating the completion of the new Williston Basin International Airport, calling it vital to the region’s growing population and economy.


Burgum releases statement on renewable fuels agreement announced by EPA and USDA

Friday, October 4, 2019 at 09:34 am

Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a new agreement on the Renewable Fuel Standard, addressing the volume of biofuels that must be blended into the nation’s fuel supply.


North Dakota's Area Census Office Hosts Grand Opening

Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 02:10 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

The U.S. Census Bureau and the North Dakota Complete Count Task Force hosted a grand opening event today for the North Dakota Area Census Office in Bismarck. 


Burgum stresses collaboration on presidential library, park maintenance with Interior Secretary Bernhardt

Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 10:45 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today welcomed U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt to North Dakota, emphasizing the importance of state and federal collaboration on the proposed Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Medora and highlighting its potential to boost tourism in conjunction with upgrades at Theodore Roosevelt National Park.


Innovate ND Begins New Program Offering

Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 09:30 am

The North Dakota Department of Commerce has announced new program offerings under the Innovate ND program. 


Burgum proclaims October as REAL ID Month in ND; NDDOT offers ‘REAL ID Days’ on select Saturdays

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 11:26 am

Gov. Doug Burgum was joined today by officials from the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to proclaim October as North Dakota REAL ID Month.