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Land Board Awards Almost $1 Million in Energy Impact Grants

BISMARCK, N.D. – The Board of University and School Lands (Land Board) today awarded almost $250,000 to further support sexual assault examiner programs and nearly $655,500 for human trafficking prevention in North Dakota’s oil and gas region.

“Since 2011, the Energy Impact Grants, including the funds awarded today, have been used by local officials to address a wide range of growth impacts throughout western North Dakota,” said Gov. Jack Dalrymple, chairman of the five-member Land Board.

Dalrymple Credits RECs with Powering North Dakota's Economic Growth

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today commended North Dakota’s rural electric cooperatives for their commitment to powering the economy and growth across the state.

Dalrymple Welcomes News of State's Record Population

BISMARCK, ND – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today welcomed news that North Dakota’s population has reached an all-time high of 756,927, an increase of 16,887 residents since last year’s U.S. Census Bureau count. North Dakota’s population has grown by 2.5 percent since last year, the largest percent increase among all states, the Census Bureau reported today.

Land Board Awards $6 Million in Energy Impact Grants

BISMARCK, N.D. – The Board of University and School Lands (Land Board) today awarded $5 million to further support critical access hospitals in North Dakota’s oil and gas region and $1 million to enhance regional services for disabled citizens.

Dalrymple Celebrates Promotion, Change of Command for Adjutant General Alan Dohrmann

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today attended a ceremony transferring command of the North Dakota National Guard (NDNG) from Maj. Gen. David Sprynczynatyk to Maj. Gen. Alan Dohrmann. Dohrmann, who has served as deputy adjutant general for the past eight years, was sworn in as North Dakota’s newest adjutant general and promoted to the rank of major general.

The ceremony was held at the Raymond J. Bohn Armory in Bismarck and was attended by Gen. Frank Grass, chief of the National Guard Bureau, military and civilian leaders, Guardsmen, and family and friends.

Dalrymple Announces 2015-2016 Governor's Band and Chorus

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today announced that the Valley City High School Concert Band and the Mott-Regent High School Choir have been selected to serve as the 2015-2016 Governor’s Official State Band and Chorus.

Dalrymple Statement on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

BISMARCK, ND – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today honored those who lost their lives serving this nation at Pearl Harbor with the following statement in observance of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

Dalrymple Directs Flags to be Flown at Half-staff to Honor Victims of the San Bernardino Attack

BISMARCK, N.D. – In accordance with a national directive from President Barack Obama, Governor Jack Dalrymple is directing all state government agencies to fly the American and North Dakota flags at half-staff as a mark of respect for the victims of the attack in San Bernardino, Calif., on December 2. The flags will be lowered effective immediately through sunset on Monday, December 7.


Wrigley Highlights Trade Opportunities in North Dakota at Canadian Trade Summit

BISMARCK, N.D. – Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley today addressed business leaders and entrepreneurs from Canada and the U.S. at the Saskatchewan USA Trade Summit. The two-day event, meant to raise awareness about the trade opportunities between Saskatchewan and the U.S., was held at the Sheraton Cavalier Saskatoon Hotel in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

In his remarks, Wrigley touted North Dakota’s historic economic success and highlighted up and coming trade opportunities in key industry sectors such as technology, advanced manufacturing, aviation, and unmanned aerial systems.

Wrigley Chosen to Serve as Co-chair on National Committee

BISMARCK, N.D. – Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley has been appointed by National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) Chair Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds to serve as co-chair on the State Strategies in Energy and Environmental Stewardship Committee. NLGA is a professional association providing research and support to the officeholders first in line of succession to governor in all 50 states and the U.S. territories.

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