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Burgum applauds Harwood, New Rockford-Sheyenne for being recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools

Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 12:59 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today commended Harwood Elementary School and New Rockford-Sheyenne Elementary School for being recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2019.


Burgum: Trade agreement with Japan to lift tariffs on ag products is good news for ND producers

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 02:56 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after the Trump administration finalized a trade agreement with Japan to eliminate or reduce tariffs on an additional $7.2 billion of U.S. food and agricultural products.


IP Program Designed to Multiply Progress

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 10:30 am

The Intellectual Property (IP) Commercialization Initiative officially began September 3, under a collaborative effort by the North Dakota Department of Commerce, the Bank of North Dakota, North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota.


Burgum, Sanford recognize team members with Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Public Service

Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 01:17 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford today presented the 2019 Governor’s Awards for Excellence in Public Service, recognizing team members for their outstanding work in state government and making a positive difference in the lives of North Dakotans.


Burgum applauds nearly $10M from U.S. Department of Energy for Project Tundra engineering study

Monday, September 16, 2019 at 03:55 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today applauded the U.S. Department of Energy for awarding $9.8 million to help fund a Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) study for Project Tundra, a carbon-dioxide capture system for an existing lignite-based power plant in North Dakota.


Burgum: U.S. Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, to attend 2019 Main Street ND Summit

Monday, September 16, 2019 at 02:45 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced the U.S. Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, as a guest of honor for the 2019 Main Street Initiative Summit set for Oct. 29-31 at the Bismarck Event Center.


Burgum, Baesler announce members of newly established K-12 Education Coordinating Council

Friday, September 13, 2019 at 12:40 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler today announced the members of the newly formed K-12 Education Coordinating Council, which will promote collaboration across all K-12 education entities in North Dakota as recommended by the Governor’s Innovative Education Task Force.

 


North Dakota Information Technology office announces new Chief Reinvention Officer

Friday, September 13, 2019 at 12:30 pm

North Dakota Chief Information Officer Shawn Riley today announced Kevin Parker as chief reinvention officer (CRO). Parker, a native of Illinois, brings more than 15 years of experience in various leadership positions overseeing innovation, data, technology, and training initiatives.


Northern Plains UAS Test Site, ND Department of Commerce, Announce Industry Day for Statewide UAS Network

Friday, September 13, 2019 at 11:00 am

The North Dakota Department of Commerce and the Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) have announced an upcoming event bringing together stakeholders, UAS (drone) experts, and leaders in industry for the groundbreaking creation of North Dakota’s statewide UAS network.


WalkWise is the first ND company selected for Techstars accelerator program

Friday, September 13, 2019 at 08:00 am

WalkWise is the first North Dakota company selected to take part in a Techstars Accelerator Program and will join a group of startups with a combined market cap of $22B. The Minneapolis Techstars program runs until December in partnership with United Healthcare, the world’s largest healthcare company.