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LIFT Committee awards $1.25 million in funding for August

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 11:26 am

The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced today that the Innovation Technology Loan Fund (LIFT) Committee awarded $1.25 million to two North Dakota businesses for the month of August.


MANITOBA TO PROVIDE $7.5 MILLION FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE GARDENS, MATCHING FUNDING PROVIDED BY NORTH DAKOTA

Monday, August 30, 2021 at 01:45 pm

The Manitoba government has provided $7.5 million as its share of a capital infrastructure and facilities redevelopment plan at the International Peace Gardens (IPG) near Boissevain, matching funds provided by North Dakota’s government, Premier Brian Pallister and Gov. Doug Burgum announced today.


$4.9 million awarded in bioscience innovation grants

Friday, August 27, 2021 at 11:15 am

Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring announced that nine grants have been awarded totaling $4.9 million to foster the growth of the bioscience industry in North Dakota.


Burgum directs flags flown at half-staff in honor of U.S. servicemembers killed in Kabul terrorist attack

Friday, August 27, 2021 at 01:14 am

Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff until sunset Monday, Aug. 30, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, in honor and remembrance of the U.S. servicemembers and other victims killed in the terrorist attack on Thursday, Aug. 26, in Kabul, Afghanistan. 


Emergency Commission approves $2.5M for hay transportation assistance program to help livestock producers hit by drought

Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 02:56 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring announced today that the North Dakota Emergency Commission has approved $2.5 million to reactivate the Emergency Feed Transportation Assistance Program to help reimburse a portion of hay transportation expenses for eligible livestock producers who have lost feed supplies due to drought.


Burgum issues statement on terrorist attacks in Kabul that killed and injured U.S. servicemembers

Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 02:48 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after the terrorist attacks at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan in which 12 U.S. servicemembers were killed and 15 were injured, according to the Pentagon. 


Land & Water Conservation Fund Grant Opens September 1

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 03:52 pm

The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department (NDPRD) is soliciting applications for the FY21 Land and Water Conservation Fund starting Wednesday, September 1 through Thursday, September 30, 2021.  


NDDOH introduces North Dakota COVID-19 Impact Wall

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 02:07 pm

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has partnered with agency KK Bold to develop an outreach effort for the citizens of North Dakota. This effort, referred to as the North Dakota COVID-19 Impact Wall, features a collection of stories about North Dakotans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and will be promoted in a statewide campaign in the weeks to come.


Burgum releases statement on FDA’s approval of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Monday, August 23, 2021 at 03:13 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approving the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for COVID-19 for ages 16 and up. The vaccine continues to be available under emergency use authorization for those ages 12 to 15.


Burgum appoints wildlife chief Jeb Williams to lead North Dakota Game and Fish Department

Monday, August 23, 2021 at 12:01 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed Wildlife Division Chief Jeb Williams to serve as the next director of the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, effective Aug. 24, citing his broad experience and leadership during his 22-year career with the agency.