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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. 


Burgum statement on Biden administration delaying U.S.-Canada border reopening by another month

Friday, August 20, 2021 at 05:28 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced it is extending restrictions on nonessential travel at the U.S.-Canada border for another month, until Sept. 21. Canada reopened its border to vaccinated U.S. citizens for nonessential travel on Aug. 9.


Burgum and Sanford congratulate former Gov. Jack Dalrymple on NDSU greenhouse renamed in his honor

Friday, August 20, 2021 at 03:44 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford today congratulated former Gov. Jack Dalrymple during a ceremony at North Dakota State University to rename the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station Research Greenhouse Complex as the Jack Dalrymple Agricultural Research Complex.


Burgum applauds partnership between ADM, Marathon to support renewable diesel production

Friday, August 20, 2021 at 02:38 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today issued the following statement after Marathon Petroleum Corp. and ADM announced that Marathon will invest in ADM’s recently announced $350 million soybean processing plant at Spiritwood, N.D. The soybean crushing plant will provide soybean oil exclusively to Marathon’s renewable diesel facility in Dickinson.

 


2021 Main Street ND Summit to focus on infrastructure, serve as one of the top annual networking events in the state

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 11:02 am

The 2021 Main Street ND Summit scheduled for Oct. 12 and pre-summit event on Oct. 11 will provide an in-depth and interactive learning experience centered around infrastructure, while also providing a one-of-a-kind networking opportunity for those attending. 


Qualifying North Dakota renters can now get help paying past-due utility bills

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 09:39 am

Pandemic-related job losses and other financial hardships have had a domino effect in households’ finances, impacting the ability to pay rent or mortgages, utilities and other household expenses. It has also increased household debt and placed a financial burden on many housing providers.

 


PSC Receives National Award for Abandoned Mine Lands Project

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 09:00 am

The North Dakota Public Service Commission’s Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) Program is being recognized by the federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement for a project completed near Noonan, N.D. The award is given annually to honor the highest quality projects across the nation to reclaim abandoned coal mines. This is the third award since 2016 that the North Dakota AML Program has received.

 


Burgum thanks General Counsel Leslie Bakken Oliver for her service to State of North Dakota as she announces retirement

Monday, August 16, 2021 at 03:34 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today thanked General Counsel Leslie Bakken Oliver for her service to the Governor’s Office and the State of North Dakota after she announced her retirement pending the transition to a new general counsel.