EduTech partners with National Center for Women & Information Technology and Code.org® to promote technology education and training
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 08:00 am
North Dakota’s EduTech, the K-12 educational technology arm of the state’s Information Technology Department, has established formal partnerships with the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) and Code.org®. The partnerships help advance statewide efforts to provide computer science and cybersecurity training and resources to North Dakota’s educators and students.
In State of the State Address, Burgum calls for action to address workforce challenges, invest in North Dakota’s future
Monday, January 7, 2019 at 08:30 am
Gov. Doug Burgum today delivered his 2019 State of the State Address, reflecting on substantial progress made during his first two years in office and outlining an ambitious policy agenda that addresses the state’s workforce challenges, increases accountability and budget transparency and makes major investments in people and projects that will benefit North Dakotans today and well into the future.
Commerce Renews Renaissance Zone for Hazen
Friday, January 4, 2019 at 08:00 am
The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced today it has renewed the Renaissance Zone Program for the city of Hazen for five additional years. The Renaissance Zone Program is a tool for community redevelopment and economic investment that incorporates tax incentives to business and residential properties.
UAS BVLOS network successfully tested in eastern North Dakota
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 10:00 am
The University of North Dakota (UND) says it and its research partners achieved an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry milestone last month with the first-ever drone test flights over a specially developed network.
Burgum thanks members of K-12, higher education task forces as final reports and recommendations submitted
Monday, December 31, 2018 at 02:32 pm
Gov. Doug Burgum today expressed his gratitude for the members of the K-12 Innovative Education Task Force and the Task Force for Higher Education Governance as the two groups submitted their final reports and recommendations.
Jamestown Listed to Receive Main Street Development Funding
Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 08:00 am
Governor Doug Burgum has announced funding for 15 projects in North Dakota aimed at Main Street development, public facilities, and services.
The program is funded by federal Community Development Block Grant dollars that focus on long-term community development within cities’ Main Street areas. The announcement was made in partnership with the North Dakota Department of Commerce.
There are more people living in North Dakota than ever before, Census shows
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 08:00 amCategories: Census 2020
The latest estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show North Dakota’s population reached an all-time high of 760,077 residents as of July 1, an increase of 4,901 from last year’s revised estimate.
Main Street ND Update December 2018
Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 08:00 am
Welcome to the Main Street ND Update, a newsletter inspiring ideas and action around the Main Street Initiative.
Grand Forks BioRefinery Breaks Ground On 80,000 Square Foot Plant
Construction for an ethanol plant that will turn hundreds of thousands of tons of beet waste into fuel in Grand Forks is officially underway.
Fargo-Based Dakota Specialty Milling Celebrate Expansion
Dakota Specialty Milling recently celebrated an expansion ceremony at the value-added agriculture company’s operations. The Fargo-headquartered company, which opened its first mill on 12th Avenue North in 1969, is expanding operations at a total cost of over $15 million. The expansion, which included new equipment, renovations and a land purchase, will allow the company to add up to 30 new jobs in the future.