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Burgum statement on CBP decision to maintain port of entry hours at Maida, reduce hours at Antler, Carbury

Friday, November 15, 2019 at 01:06 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum issued the following statement today after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced it will maintain current hours of operation at the Maida port of entry on the North Dakota-Manitoba border but will proceed with plans to reduce hours at the Antler and Carbury border crossings.

 


Burgum encourages student participation in national cybersecurity challenge

Friday, November 15, 2019 at 09:38 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced the state’s second year participating in an innovative, online cybersecurity competition and encouraged high school students to explore their aptitude for cybersecurity and computer science by registering.


Department of Human Services hires Pedersen to lead Children and Family Services Division

Friday, November 15, 2019 at 08:44 am

The North Dakota Department of Human Services (DHS) has named Cory Pedersen director of its Children and Family Services Division, which works to support the safety, permanency and well-being of children and families.


Global tourism a $2.1 million impact on North Dakota

Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 02:27 pm

International visitors are drawn to North Dakota through marketing efforts like those by North Dakota Tourism Global Marketing Manager Fred Walker and his partners within the destination marketing community. 

 


Grand Forks committee aims to reach all residents in 2020 Census

Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 08:00 am

Categories: all, Census 2020

The Grand Forks Complete Count Committee met Thursday, Nov. 14, to discuss how to reach traditionally undercounted populations, such as residents of the Grand Forks Air Force Base, Native Americans, college students and retirees.


Governor, First Lady host third Recovery Reinvented, announce Families Strong support program

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 03:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum today hosted the third Recovery Reinvented, a daylong event at the Bismarck Event Center focused on ways to reinvent recovery through eliminating the stigma of addiction, educating on the brain science of addiction and empowering recovery support in communities.

 


Agency to hold community meetings to update stakeholders about efforts underway to redesign social services and transform behavioral health

Monday, November 11, 2019 at 11:50 am

The North Dakota Department of Human Services (DHS) is holding community meetings across the state Nov. 20-26 and invites service providers, partners, legislators, other community leaders, and other interested individuals to attend and learn how social services and behavioral health services are being redesigned and transformed to better serve individuals’ needs more efficiently and effectively.  


Burgum issues statement honoring military service in observance of Veterans Day

Monday, November 11, 2019 at 09:52 am

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum issued the following statement today in observance of Veterans Day. The governor will deliver remarks during the Veterans Day ceremony at the North Dakota Heritage Center.


Burgum, Goehring thank Perdue for approving secretarial disaster designation to help ND farmers and ranchers

Friday, November 8, 2019 at 09:30 am

Gov. Doug Burgum and state Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring today applauded the announcement that U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has approved the governor’s request for a secretarial disaster designation for 47 of North Dakota’s 53 counties, making assistance available to farmers and ranchers struggling with the impacts of an early blizzard and abnormally wet fall.


Governor, First Lady to host third Recovery Reinvented event next week, announce new initiatives

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 04:15 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum will host the third Recovery Reinvented event next week at the Bismarck Event Center, a day focused on advocacy, building recovery support in communities, creating recovery-friendly workplaces and eliminating the shame and stigma surrounding addiction.