Monday, September 27, 2021 at 03:12 pm

The North Dakota Industrial Commission approved program guidelines today and is currently accepting financial assistance applications through Nov. 1, 2021, for the Clean Sustainable Energy Authority. 

Al Anderson named Director of Clean Sustainable Energy Authority

Monday, September 27, 2021 at 03:07 pm

Al Anderson was named by the North Dakota Industrial Commission to serve as the director of the North Dakota Clean Sustainable Energy Authority (Authority) effective today Sept. 27, 2021.

Watford energy business trains displaced oilfield worker in height of pandemic with Technical Skills Training Grant: Funds remain available for more opportunities to continue building a skilled workforce

Monday, September 27, 2021 at 10:00 am

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many North Dakota businesses experienced an unprecedented shift within the workforce. 

Amundson named Chief Customer Success Officer

Friday, September 24, 2021 at 01:47 pm

North Dakota Chief Information Officer Shawn Riley today announced Evonne Amundson as the Information Technology agency’s Chief Customer Success Officer (CCSO), a position directly aligned with elevating NDIT’s focus on driving value for customers through a holistic strategy focused on people, process and technology to achieve business needs.

NDDoH releases statement on FDA approval, CDC recommendation of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster doses

Friday, September 24, 2021 at 09:34 am

Earlier this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the use of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for a single booster dose, to be administered at least six months after completion of the primary series for certain individuals.

Human Services announces two funding opportunities to support behavioral health needs of North Dakotans impacted by natural disasters

Friday, September 24, 2021 at 08:57 am

Natural disasters can have long-term effects on individuals’ behavioral health. The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division is announcing two funding opportunities for a variety of organizations in the 29 counties impacted by the 2019 federally declared flooding disaster. These include Adams, Barnes, Cass, Dickey, Eddy, Emmons, Foster, Grand Forks, Grant, Griggs, Hettinger, Kidder, LaMoure, Logan, McIntosh, McKenzie, Morton, Mountrail, Nelson, Pembina, Ransom, Richland, Sargent, Sheridan, Steele, Stutsman, Traill, Walsh and Wells counties.

ND announces new stabilization grants for child care providers; funding supports operations, health and safety measures, quality and more

Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 08:38 am

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Early Childhood Division is inviting all licensed or regulated North Dakota child care providers to apply for federally funded stabilization and recovery grants beginning now through August 2022. A variety of grant types are available, including stabilization, health and safety facility improvement, technology, inclusion, start-up, and quality improvement grants.   

Burgum waives hours of service, other restrictions for haulers of hay, livestock and water as drought lingers

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 06:07 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today signed an executive order waiving hours of service, weight, width and height restrictions and fees for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting hay, water and livestock to help North Dakota livestock producers affected by continuing drought conditions.

LIFT Committee awards $2.25 million in funding for September: $11.5 million remains available for additional applicants

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced today that the Innovation Technology Loan Fund (LIFT) Committee awarded $2.25 million to three North Dakota businesses for the month of September.

“We continue to see quality projects come before the LIFT Committee,” Commerce Head of Investments and Innovation Shayden Akason said. “There is still $11.5 million in LIFT funds to be awarded this biennium so I highly encourage companies to apply at

Burgum congratulates schools in Crystal, Mandan and Wyndmere for National Blue Ribbon recognition

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 10:07 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today congratulated Valley-Edinburg Elementary School in Crystal, Roosevelt Elementary School in Mandan and Wyndmere Public School for being recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021.