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Applications being accepted for Governor’s Band/Orchestra Program and Choral Program

Friday, February 21, 2020 at 04:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum is encouraging school, community and church bands, orchestras and choirs across North Dakota to apply to serve as the Governor’s Official State Band/Orchestra Program and Choral Program for 2020.


Census workers prepare to count the homeless

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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Getting an accurate census count brings all sorts of challenges. That includes finding people who don't have a permanent place to live.


Importance of the 2020 Census

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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The 2020 Census has the goal of counting every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories.


The 2020 census has major impacts on North Dakota

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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Census count affects funding for education, health care, legislative boundaries and more

This spring, the U.S. Census Bureau is conducting the decennial census across the nation. This event has occurred every 10 years since 1790 and plays a tremendous role in shaping our nation.


LIFT Committee awards $5 million in first round of funding

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

The Innovation Technology Loan Fund (LIFT) Committee awarded the first round of funding for the loan program last week.

 


Lincoln Counting On Census For Funding Help

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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With census day fast approaching, cities and towns all across North Dakota are doing their best to make sure everyone is counted, and that includes Lincoln, where getting the count could bring major upgrades to the city.


NDSU Students Want To Raise Awareness About The 2020 Census

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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Counting Class Clay is an initiative started by five NDSU students to try and educate those in the community about why it’s so important to participate in the census.


ParaZero Launches ASTM-Compliant SafeAir System Following Compliance Testing and Validation by Northern Plains UAS Test Site

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 03:30 pm

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL and GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA -- Drone safety company ParaZero Technologies Ltd (ASX: PRZ), together with the Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS), have completed the testing and compliance process for ParaZero’s newest SafeAir system, in accordance with ASTM F3322-18.

ASTM F3322-18 Standard Specification for Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Parachutes was designed to enable civil aviation authorities (CAAs), like the FAA, to determine whether a parachute system is airworthy for flight over human beings. Among other requirements, the standard includes 45 successful aerial deployment tests across various failure scenarios, verified by a third-party. NPUASTS has continued to work with ParaZero to provide this latest third-party validation.


ND has 2nd lowest distribution of Census-driven federal funds

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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A recently released update on Census-driven federal funding distribution to the states shows North Dakota receives the second-lowest amount of funding at $3.8 billion.


Burgum participates in White House business session with Trump, Pence, cabinet officials

Monday, February 10, 2020 at 04:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today attended a business session at the White House with President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Cabinet secretaries following the conclusion of the National Governors Association’s annual Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C.