Burgum, Department of Health release recommendations for events and public gatherings

Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 09:45 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum, in conjunction with the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH), released recommendations for events and public gatherings in light of the spread of novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

First case of novel coronavirus confirmed in North Dakota as work continues to prevent spread

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 09:30 pm

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDOH) has confirmed the state’s first presumptive case of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in a Ward County resident, Gov. Doug Burgum announced with health officials.

First Lady announces fourth annual Recovery Reinvented to be held in Grand Forks on Sept. 29

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 09:50 am

North Dakota First Lady Kathryn Burgum announced that the fourth annual Recovery Reinvented, an event dedicated to eliminating the shame and stigma of the disease of addiction and empowering communities to support recovery, will be held Sept. 29 in Grand Forks.

ND Emergency Commission votes to accept federal funds for COVID-19 response

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 01:40 pm

The North Dakota Emergency Commission voted today to accept up to $6 million in federal funds to contain and mitigate the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

In fight against coronavirus, Burgum urges focus on protecting seniors and other higher-risk populations

Monday, March 9, 2020 at 06:33 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum urged North Dakotans to take precautions to protect themselves and especially senior citizens and other populations who are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

Burgum announces sponsors for multi-industry career expo at Fargodome

Friday, March 6, 2020 at 09:45 am

Gov. Doug Burgum announced the sponsors currently committed for Dakota Strike, a first-of-its-kind, multi-industry career expo aimed at addressing the state’s workforce shortage and highlighting the importance of 21st century skills. The Dakota Strike career expo will take place April 8 at the Fargodome.

Burgum appoints Rindy to chair NDPERS Board, thanks Dosch for service

Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 03:40 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum appointed Mona Tedford Rindy of Portland, N.D., to chair the Board of Trustees of the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System (NDPERS) and thanked outgoing chair Mark Dosch for his service.

Burgum joins officials to announce Plug and Play coming to Fargo with focus on ag technology

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum joined officials from Plug and Play to announce that the global innovation platform has selected Fargo as the site of its newest location, with a focus on agriculture technology. 

Burgum, state health officials empower North Dakotans to assist in preventing spread of COVID-19

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 02:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and other state officials provided an update and highlighted statewide efforts in response to COVID-19. No cases have been reported in North Dakota and the risk remains low; however, ongoing community spread has been identified in multiple other states. North Dakotans play a key role in reducing the impact of COVID-19 in the state.

Applications being accepted for Governor’s Band/Orchestra Program and Choral Program

Friday, February 21, 2020 at 04:25 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum is encouraging school, community and church bands, orchestras and choirs across North Dakota to apply to serve as the Governor’s Official State Band/Orchestra Program and Choral Program for 2020.