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New Visitor Services Center unveiled at the Chateau de Mores

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 11:16 am

The North Dakota Department of Commerce and the State Historical Society of North Dakota unveiled a new concept for expanded services for visitors at the Chateau de Mores Visitor Center in Medora today.  

 


Burgum waives hours of service for haulers of anhydrous ammonia and other fertilizers

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 03:02 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum has signed an executive order granting an hours of service waiver for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting anhydrous ammonia and other fertilizers.


North Dakota is ready for the year of the “Road Trip”

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 10:12 am

As far as travel trends go, we’ve seen a road trip renaissance throughout this pandemic. Driving in a personal vehicle is the safest way to get around and experts say to look for a continued rise in road trips this year. In conjunction with the road trip trend is the growing desire to visit rural destinations. According to Forbes, “search data showed that nearly 90 percent of overall searches in 2020 were for trips to rural areas. 


Burgum appoints Erica Thunder to serve as interim executive director of ND Indian Affairs Commission

Monday, May 3, 2021 at 04:10 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed State Labor Commissioner Erica Thunder to serve as interim executive director of the North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission.


Fifth annual Recovery Reinvented hosted by Governor and First Lady scheduled for Oct. 25 in Bismarck

Monday, May 3, 2021 at 02:51 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum are inviting the general public to join them for Recovery Reinvented on Oct. 25, 2021, at the Bismarck Event Center. The event will be free and open to the public. A robust, online experience also will be available to all.

 


Burgum: Session keeps general fund spending in check, invests in infrastructure without raising taxes and puts Legacy Fund to work for North Dakotans

Friday, April 30, 2021 at 02:28 pm

North Dakota is funding infrastructure, education and other priorities, putting the Legacy Fund to work for current and future generations, and maintaining healthy reserves without raising taxes, Gov. Doug Burgum said today after the 67th Legislative Assembly adjourned its regular session sine die.


North Dakota Department of Health continues public health recommendations after the emergency declaration ends April 30

Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 04:45 pm

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) emphasizes the importance of prevention measures and vaccinations to reduce the risk of transmitting SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The increase in the number of active cases since early March, the emergence of new variants, and the increase in the number of hospitalizations highlight the fact that this virus is still circulating in our state.


Rural health system with nursing home expands services to provide in-home long-term care services and supports so people can live at home

Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 11:09 am

People prefer to remain living at home and in their communities as they age and their abilities change, however finding caregivers and support can be a challenge – especially in rural areas.


Burgum signs bill to share tax revenue with MHA Nation from oil wells straddling reservation boundary

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 04:51 pm

Representatives of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara (MHA) Nation, state legislators and other elected officials joined Gov. Doug Burgum today for the signing of Senate Bill 2319, which provides a framework for the state and MHA Nation to share tax revenue from oil wells that straddle the boundary of the Fort Berthold Reservation.


Burgum signs SB 2144, making North Dakota the first state to allow electronic posting of private land

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 12:27 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today signed Senate Bill 2144, making North Dakota the first state in the nation to allow electronic posting of private land and giving landowners another option for posting their private property.