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Jamestown, Valley City mayors wager on census cooperation

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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The gauntlet - in this case a cap - has been thrown down in a friendly competition between the mayors of Jamestown and Valley City to see which community can have the best response rate during the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census.


CHALLENGE THAT COUNTS; CENSUS CHALLENGE BETWEEN JAMESTOWN & VALLEY CITY

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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A challenge that counts in more ways that one pits the city of Jamestown against Valley City.


Burgum: Signing of Phase One Trade Agreement with China represents a win for the U.S. and North Dakota

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 01:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after President Donald Trump signed a Phase One Trade Agreement with China.


Burgum highlights progress at third Strengthening Government to Government Partnerships conference

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today welcomed attendees to the third Strengthening Government to Government Partnerships and Relationships Conference, highlighting the significant collaboration with North Dakota’s tribal nations during the past three years and emphasizing the need to continue working together to overcome challenges.


Williams County among those already fighting for a complete count in the Oil Patch

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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Williams County’s Complete Count co-chair Lindsey Harriman fired the first shot of what will be many in the fight to count all of the oilfield’s transient workers in the U.S. Census. It was a short presentation at the Williston Basin Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute’s January meeting.


Burgum appoints Ryan Gardner as interim director of North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 03:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced that Ryan Gardner will serve as interim director of the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department, effective Monday, Jan. 20.


Grand Forks County lags behind census job recruitment goal

Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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Kevin Iverson, the manager of the North Dakota Census Office, said that not enough people may know about the jobs.


Census still recruiting for ND jobs

Friday, January 10, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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The U.S. Census Bureau is short more than half the applicants it would like for its 2020 Census jobs in Ward County, according to figures released by the bureau this week.


Burgum to host Girl Scouts of the USA CEO, Palo Alto Networks President for Cybersecurity Education and Diversity Summit

Friday, January 10, 2020 at 11:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced a first-of-its-kind event in April that will bring together local, regional and national partners involved in North Dakota’s K-20W Initiative to highlight the unique cybersecurity education effort and its goal of “Every Student, Every School, Cyber Educated.”


VALLEY CITY-JAMESTOWN RESPONSE RATE CENSUS CHALLENGE ISSUED

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Jamestown and Valley City are challenging each other to be the most counted during the 2020 U.S. Census.

Valley City Mayor Dave Carlsrud has challenged Jamestown Mayor Dwaine Heinrich to a response rate competition. The competition will pit Jamestown against Valley City to see who can get more residents to respond and get counted for the 2020 U.S. Census.