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Dickinson State of the City 2020: Mayor calls for census participation; renews pledge to reduce debt

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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Dickinson Mayor Scott Decker provided the State of the City on Tuesday, Feb. 4, in which he stopped just shy of declaring participation in the 2020 census as the most important event for Dickinson in the coming months.


'We're Counting on You' Census workshop held in Bismarck

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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A one day workshop was held in Bismarck to talk about the 2020 Census.


Dozens Attend Census Workshop In Bismarck

Monday, February 3, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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Early preparation and education were the messages relayed to dozens of community leaders who were in Bismarck Monday to prepare for the upcoming Census.


Human Services offers grant funding to grow in-home care services in rural ND; nursing facilities and other community entities are invited to apply

Monday, February 3, 2020 at 02:00 pm

One strength of rural communities is that people care for and look out for each other. This community value, coupled with the courage to try new solutions for meeting community needs, may help North Dakota address the shortage of the direct care workforce in rural areas.


Census Bureau still looking to fill positions on eve of national count

Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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 The census count in North Dakota and Minnesota will soon be in full swing, but significant numbers of workers are still needed to ensure a thorough tally, according to regional demographics officials assisting the U.S. Census Bureau.

In Cass County, where up to 500 census counters may ultimately be hired, about 46% of needed workers have been hired.

In Clay County, about 38% of needed workers have been hired.


North Dakota, Minnesota still looking to fill census positions on eve of national count

Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

The census count in North Dakota and Minnesota will soon be in full swing, but significant numbers of workers are still needed to ensure a thorough tally, according to regional demographics officials assisting the U.S. Census Bureau.


2020 Census could mean big things for Magic City

Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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The 2020 census is right around the corner, and a city in north-central North Dakota is on the cusp of hitting a big population milestone. Reaching that milestone could have a big impact on everyone in the Magic City.


State seeks public comments on North Dakota’s new unified state workforce plan

Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 03:30 pm

Co-host public meetings on Feb. 18 in multiple locations 

BISMARCK, N.D. – Addressing the state’s workforce needs involves a unified, multi-agency approach. Job Service North Dakota, North Dakota’s Department of Commerce, Department of Public Instruction, and the Department of Human Services’ Vocational Rehabilitation Division have drafted a new Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Unified State Plan and are inviting employees, working age adults and other stakeholders to review it and submit public comments.


Gov. Burgum champions North Dakota's progress, potential in 2020 State of the State address

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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Gov. Doug Burgum on Wednesday called North Dakota's future "full of boundless opportunity" as he outlined a blueprint for the state's oil tax savings fund and announced opportunities for workforce and community development.


In 2020 State of the State, Burgum says ND is ‘strong, growing and full of boundless opportunity’

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 08:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today delivered his 2020 State of the State address in Grand Forks, calling for more action to address the state’s workforce shortage, highlighting recent progress on diversifying the economy and making North Dakota a more military-friendly state, and outlining a plan for Legacy Fund earnings that includes investing in property tax relief, infrastructure and transformational projects.