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July 2012

Dalrymple Helps Break Ground on New Sanford Fargo Medical Center

BISMARCK, N.D. - Gov. Jack Dalrymple today joined local leaders and company officials and employees of Sanford Health to officially break ground on the company’s new Sanford Fargo Medical Center. The center will expand the quality and accessibility of health care in the region and will bring thousands of new jobs to the state.

State to Build Second Temporary Truck Bypass Around Eastern Side of Williston

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple and state Department of Transportation Director Francis Ziegler today announced plans to complete work this year on a second temporary bypass that will further relieve truck traffic within the city of Williston.

Dalrymple Hosts Japanese Ambassador Fujisaki

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today met with Japanese Ambassador to the United States Ichiro Fujisaki to cultivate expanded trade and cultural opportunities between North Dakota and Japan.  Ambassador Fujisaki made his first trip to North Dakota at the invitation of Governor Dalrymple. 

Dalrymple Celebrates Grand Opening of DCN's New Network Operations Center

BISMARCK, N.D. - Gov. Jack Dalrymple today attended a grand opening event for Dakota Carrier Network’s (DCN) new Network Operations Center in Bismarck and recognized the company for its important contributions to the state’s telecommunications industry. The 42,000-square-foot facility is highly secure and accommodates the company’s growing customer base and expanding role in ensuring business continuity.

Dalrymple Congratulates ONEOK Partners on Plans to Build New Natural Gas Processing Plant in ND

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today congratulated ONEOK Partners on its plans to continue investing in North Dakota’s energy industry by building a new natural gas processing plant in the state. The new facility – the Garden Creek II plant – will be built next to the existing Garden Creek plant in eastern McKenzie County and will process 100 million cubic feet per day of natural gas from the Bakken.

Dalrymple Requests USDA Begin Crop Damage Assessments

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today sent a letter to Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Director Aaron Krauter requesting that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) begin a statewide assessment of crop damages and production losses due to drought, hail, flooding and other weather-related events.

Dalrymple’s request for FSA to prepare a damage assessment report is the first step in seeking a secretarial disaster declaration which would make supplemental disaster assistance and other USDA programs available to help farmers and ranchers manage production losses.

Land Board Awards $625,000 to Support Oil Patch Communities in Need of Day Care Facilities

BISMARCK, N.D. – The Board of University and School Lands (Land Board) today awarded $625,000 in Energy Impact grants to help communities in the state’s oil-producing counties address shortages in available day care centers.

Dalrymple to Host Education Summit in Dickinson August 1

BISMARCK, N.D. - Gov. Jack Dalrymple today announced he will host a Governor’s Education Summit Wednesday, Aug. 1 at the Grand Dakota Lodge & Conference Center in Dickinson. The Governor will bring together key educational leaders and officials to discuss the current status of our schools and share best practices.

Dalrymple Directs Flags Lowered to Half-Staff

BISMARCK, N.D. – Governor Jack Dalrymple today has asked that all U.S. and North Dakota flags be flown at half-staff until sunset Wednesday, July 25 in tribute to the victims of the deadly mass shooting in Aurora, Colo.

Governor, First Lady Help Kick Off 2012 State Fair

BISMARCK, N.D. – Governor Jack Dalrymple and First Lady Betsy Dalrymple today will help kick off the 2012 North Dakota State Fair in Minot by welcoming thousands of attendees at the fair’s opening concert featuring musician Kid Rock.


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