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$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.


Burgum kicks off 2021 Main Street ND Summit focused on smart, efficient infrastructure

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 10:20 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today delivered opening remarks to kick off the 2021 Main Street ND Summit, emphasizing the importance of building smart, efficient infrastructure that allows communities to differentiate themselves so they can attract and retain a 21st century workforce and attract new investment. 


Human Services reminds employers that people with disabilities are a valuable workforce resource

Monday, October 11, 2021 at 09:31 am

With more than 17,000* open and available online job openings in September 2021, the North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) is reminding employers that people with disabilities are a valuable workforce resource and that the division can help connect them with qualified applicants to meet their workforce needs or retain quality employees.


North Dakota Development Fund approves $1.1 million for Q3 2021

Friday, October 8, 2021 at 09:59 am

The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced today that two companies were approved a total of $1.1 million in loan and venture funds through the North Dakota Development Fund (NDDF) during the third quarter of 2021.