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Governor, First Lady host fifth Recovery Reinvented, recognize local Recovery Champions

Monday, October 25, 2021 at 04:58 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum today hosted the fifth Recovery Reinvented, a daylong in-person and online event focused on reinventing recovery through eliminating the stigma of addiction.


Results from North Dakota Addressing Addiction survey revealed at Recovery Reinvented

Monday, October 25, 2021 at 11:59 am

Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum today shared the results from the North Dakota Addressing Addiction survey at Recovery Reinvented.


Burgum thanks returning ND National Guard soldiers for protecting National Capital Region

Sunday, October 24, 2021 at 03:17 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today welcomed home about 70 members of Company C of the North Dakota National Guard’s 2-285th Aviation Regiment who recently returned home from a nine-month deployment to the National Capital Region during a ceremony at the Guard’s Army Aviation Support Facility in Bismarck.


$1 million awarded to five projects supporting tourism

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 10:06 am

The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that a total of $1 million was awarded to five projects through the 2021 Tourism Planning Grant.


Burgum directs flags flown at half-staff through Oct. 22 in honor of retired General Colin Powell

Monday, October 18, 2021 at 08:47 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff until sunset Friday, Oct. 22, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, as a mark of respect for retired Gen. Colin Powell, who passed away today at age 84.


State of North Dakota encourages return to health care workforce

Monday, October 18, 2021 at 03:19 pm

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) and health care providers across the state are encouraging volunteers and individuals with health care experience to join the health care workforce during this time of unprecedented staffing need.


Governor’s Choice awards recognize outstanding economic development in North Dakota

Friday, October 15, 2021 at 10:17 am

Gov. Doug Burgum presented the Governor’s Choice Economic Development Awards during the Economic Development Association of North Dakota (EDND) Fall Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 13, in West Fargo. 


Burgum, Commerce announce ND Development Fund support for Cerilon to build $2.8B gas-to-liquids plant

Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 02:31 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and the North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that the North Dakota Development Fund has approved initial support for Cerilon Inc. to develop a major gas-to-liquids (GTL) complex in North Dakota, with the initial phase estimated at $2.8 billion.


Burgum hosts Energy Secretary Granholm, stresses all-of-the-above energy policy and carbon opportunities

Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 01:55 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today hosted U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm in Grand Forks with U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, stressing the importance of North Dakota’s all-of-the-above energy policy to meeting the nation’s energy needs and highlighting the innovation happening in North Dakota to address and capitalize on carbon constraints in the energy sector.


Burgum issues statement on lifting of U.S.-Canada border restrictions for nonessential travel

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 09:20 am

Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after the Biden administration announced it will begin lifting restrictions at the U.S.-Canada border in November to allow nonessential travelers who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to enter the United States via land and ferry. Canada reopened its border to vaccinated U.S. citizens for nonessential travel on Aug. 9.