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

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 05:55 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.


Burgum directs flags flown at half-staff through Oct. 22 in honor of retired General Colin Powell

Monday, October 18, 2021 at 08:45 pm

Categories: Flag Directives

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 Monday, Oct. 18, at age 84.


Burgum directs flags flown at half-staff Saturday in honor of National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service

Friday, October 15, 2021 at 08:15 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff on Saturday, Oct. 16, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, in honor of the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service and to pay tribute to law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty and their families.


Burgum: State launches search for Job Service ND executive director; Klipfel will continue to lead WSI

Friday, October 15, 2021 at 11:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum announced the state will launch a search for a new executive director for Job Service North Dakota (JSND). The governor expressed his gratitude to North Dakota Workforce Safety & Insurance (WSI) Director Bryan Klipfel, who has served as interim executive director of JSND since 2019 and will return to leading WSI full time.


Governor’s Choice awards recognize outstanding economic development in North Dakota

Friday, October 15, 2021 at 10:11 am

Gov. Doug Burgum presented the Governor’s Choice Economic Development Awards during the Economic Development Association of North Dakota (EDND) Fall Conference on 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 02:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and the North Dakota Department of Commerce 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 01:52 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum 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 09:16 am

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement 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. 


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

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 10:17 am

Gov. Doug Burgum 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. 


Burgum to attend sendoff for ND National Guard members deploying to southern border, repeats call for Biden administration to address border crisis

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 01:20 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum repeated his call for the Biden administration to address the humanitarian and security crisis at the U.S. southern border as he prepares to help send off 125 members of the North Dakota National Guard’s 957th Engineer Company on Friday to a mission along the border.