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Burgum statement on federal judge’s order to cease operation of Dakota Access Pipeline

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 03:04 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum issued the following statement today after U.S. District Court Judge James Boasberg ordered the Dakota Access Pipeline to shut down by Aug. 5 while an environmental impact statement is completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.


Khan Academy founder announced as speaker as registration opens for Summit on Innovative Education

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 11:04 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today encouraged North Dakotans to register for the 2020 Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education, announcing Khan Academy founder Sal Khan as a featured speaker. The summit will take place July 21 in a virtual format.


Governor seeks nominations for 2020 Main Street ND Awards

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 04:46 pm

Nominations for the 2020 Governor’s Main Street ND Awards, a program of North Dakota’s Main Street Initiative (MSI), are now being accepted through Aug. 14, 2020.


Burgum statement on passing of Sister Thomas Welder

Monday, June 22, 2020 at 03:17 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today regarding the passing of Sister Thomas Welder, former longtime president of the University of Mary and 2004 recipient of the North Dakota Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award, the state’s highest commendation for its citizens.

 


New SLDS Insights.nd.gov features available

Friday, June 19, 2020 at 10:06 am

North Dakota’s Statewide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) program, which provides data to support schools, research and evaluation of education and training programs, has added new features on the Insights.nd.gov website. 


Emergency Commission approves additional $406M in federal funds for COVID-19 response and recovery

Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 04:38 pm

The North Dakota Emergency Commission today voted unanimously to direct over $406 million in federal funding to the state’s COVID-19 response and recovery efforts, with the majority of the money again going to support economic recovery.


Commerce renews Renaissance Zone for West Fargo

Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 12:18 pm

The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced today it has renewed the Renaissance Zone Program for the city of West Fargo for five additional years.

 


Commerce renews Renaissance Zone for Valley City

Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 12:15 pm

The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced today it has renewed the Renaissance Zone Program for the city of Valley City for five additional years.


Commerce renews Renaissance Zone for Casselton

Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 12:13 pm

The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced today it has renewed the Renaissance Zone Program for the city of Casselton for five additional years.


LIFT Committee awards more than $2 million in funding

Monday, June 15, 2020 at 03:00 pm

The Innovation Technology Loan Fund (LIFT) Committee awarded $2,350,000 and an additional $250,000 contingent on final approval to four North Dakota businesses for the month of June.