Celebrating women making an impact on tourism in North Dakota

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 01:19 pm

March is National Women’s History Month and North Dakota Tourism is grateful for the contributions of women who are leaders in destination marketing in North Dakota.

Burgum appoints James Leiman to lead North Dakota Department of Commerce; Kessel to serve as COO

Monday, March 1, 2021 at 10:01 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed James Leiman to serve as state Commerce Commissioner, citing his extensive background in enhancing organizations and his effective leadership as the North Dakota Department of Commerce’s director of Economic Development and Finance (ED&F) since March 2018.

Human Services announces grants to build N.D.’s capacity to provide evidence-based Title IV-E prevention services that stabilize families and reduce foster care

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 03:58 pm

Today, the North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Children and Family Services Division announced new grant funding opportunities for agencies and professionals that will build North Dakota’s capacity to provide approved evidence-based Title IV-E prevention services to support family stability and prevent children from entering foster care. 

COVID-19 vaccinations commence at DOCR facilities

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 03:45 pm

The North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (ND DOCR) has commenced COVID-19 vaccinations for staff and residents at each facility, including the Dakota Women’s Correctional and Rehabilitation Center (DWCRC) in New England. The vaccinations are completely voluntary and all facilities should have the first round of vaccinations completed by the end of the week.


Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division enhancing suicide prevention efforts in ND

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 09:23 am

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division announces grant funding opportunities for local government organizations, community nonprofit or private organizations and tribal nations to further suicide prevention efforts in the state. The 2021 North Dakota Suicide Prevention Grant Program will support the implementation of prevention efforts aimed at decreasing risk factors and increasing protective factors for groups at high risk for suicide.

Burgum directs flags flown at half-staff until sunset Friday in memory of Americans lost to COVID-19

Monday, February 22, 2021 at 09:43 am

Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff until sunset Friday, Feb. 26, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, in memory of the more than 500,000 Americans lost to COVID-19, including 1,438 North Dakotans who have died with COVID-19. The governor’s directive is in accordance with a proclamation issued today by President Joe Biden.


Seven chosen for Main Street Tourism Expansion Grants

Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 09:20 am

The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced seven recipients of 2021 Main Street Tourism Expansion Grants.

Commerce renews Renaissance Zone for Grand Forks

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 03:37 pm

The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced today that the Renaissance Zone Program for the city of Grand Forks has been renewed for five additional years.  

Burgum urges WAPA to provide as much advance notice as possible before implementing power outages

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 04:07 pm

During a phone call today with the administrator of the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA), Gov. Doug Burgum urged the agency to give North Dakota utilities and their customers as much advance warning as possible before temporarily shutting off their electricity as directed by market operator Southwest Power Pool (SPP).

North Dakota State Hospital modifies on-site visitation guidelines

Friday, February 12, 2021 at 11:26 am

The North Dakota State Hospital in Jamestown has modified its on-site visitation guidelines following Gov. Doug Burgum adjusting the statewide COVID-19 risk level to low/green on Jan. 29.