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ND Rural Development Council to be reconvened; application period to open soon

Monday, December 4, 2017 at 11:30 am

BISMARCK, N.D. (Dec. 4, 2017) – The North Dakota Rural Development Council (NDRDC) is being reconvened to support the development of rural communities across the state through collaboration between government and the nonprofit and private sectors.  


Burgum appoints Knudson to Northeast Central Judicial District Judgeship

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 04:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed Grand Forks attorney Jay D. Knudson to a judgeship in the Northeast Central Judicial District, effective December 18, 2017.


Burgum, Sanford honor veterans at community events in Fargo, Bismarck

Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 02:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum joined U.S. Sen. John Hoeven and other officials from Minnesota and North Dakota for Veterans Day activities in Fargo that included a parade and raising of colors at the Fargo Civic Center followed by a formal program.


Burgum forms task force to assess governance structure for N.D. higher education system; applicants sought

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 04:00 pm

Gov. Burgum signed an executive order creating a task force to assess the existing governance structure for higher education in North Dakota and determine if changes are needed to ensure the system meets the state’s educational and workforce needs in the 21st century.


Burgum orders flags flown at half-staff for victims of Texas shooting

Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 10:30 pm

Categories: all, Flag Directives

Gov. Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff until sunset Thursday, Nov. 9, and encouraged North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, as a mark of respect for the victims of Sunday’s shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas.


Governors stake friendly wager on Dakota Marker game between NDSU and SDSU

Friday, November 3, 2017 at 10:30 am

Gov. Burgum and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard have staked a friendly wager on Saturday’s contest for the Dakota Marker between the North Dakota State University and South Dakota State University football teams.


Burgum welcomes Vice President Pence to Minot Air Force Base, stressing importance of dual nuclear mission

Friday, October 27, 2017 at 05:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum welcomed Vice President Mike Pence and Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson to Minot Air Force Base today, emphasizing the importance of the base’s dual nuclear mission to the nation’s defense strategy.


Burgum extends hours of service, weight restriction waivers for third time

Friday, October 27, 2017 at 04:00 pm

Gov. Burgum has issued an updated executive order extending waivers for hours of service and weight limit restrictions for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting hay, water and livestock to help livestock producers who have battled extreme drought conditions throughout North Dakota this year.


Burgum to welcome Vice President Mike Pence to North Dakota during visit to Minot Air Force Base

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 12:30 pm

Gov. Burgum will join Vice President Mike Pence as he receives a mission briefing from Minot Air Force Base leaders and addresses the airmen during his first visit to the base and first stop in North Dakota as vice president


Burgum meets with Manitoba Premier Pallister to discuss shared priorities: trade, water, public safety

Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 04:30 pm

Gov. Burgum and Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister met in Fargo to discuss the critical partnership between the United States and Canada as well as several shared interests and key issues facing both jurisdictions, including trade, water and public safety.