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Dalrymple Honors POW MIA at Memorial Dedication

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today honors military members who were prisoners of war (POW) or missing in action (MIA) commemorating the dedication of the POW MIA Memorial at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery in Mandan. The memorial lists the 461 names of North Dakotans who were either POWs or declared MIA from World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and Desert Storm.

Lt. Gov. Wrigley Congratulates Outgoing Wing Commander in Grand Forks

BISMARCK, N.D. – Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley today joined Major General Frederick Martin and Colonel Paul E. Bauman to commemorate a Change of Command at a ceremony on the Grand Forks Air Force Base. Col. Bauman relinquished command of the 319th Air Base Wing to Col. Rodney D. Lewis in the presence of family members, Grand Forks Air Force Base Ambassadors, and Honorary Commanders.

Dalrymple Statement Regarding Multistate Lawsuit to Block EPA's "Waters of the United States" Rule

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today issued the following statement regarding North Dakota’s decision to join a multistate federal lawsuit aimed at stopping the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) from implementing their new definition of “Waters of the United States:”

“In finalizing their new “Waters of the United States” rule, the EPA and Corps have repeatedly refused to address the many concerns shared by state officials, farmers and ranchers, small businesses and other landowners in North Dakota and across the nation.

Dalrymple Celebrates Completion of Dakota Prairie Refinery

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today joined employees of MDU Resources Group and Indiana-based Calumet Specialty Products Partners in celebrating the completion of Dakota Prairie Refining, the first greenfield fuels refinery to be built in the United States in nearly 40 years.

State, Local Officials Dedicate New Overpass/Underpass in Williston

BISMARCK, N.D. – State and local officials today celebrated the completion of the US Highway 2 Overpass/ 18th Street Underpass in Williston and opened the new roadway to traffic for the first time. Ron Rauschenberger, representing Gov. Jack Dalrymple, as well as Sen. Rich Wardner, Williston Mayor Howard Klug, former Williston Mayor Ward Koeser and North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) Director Grant Levi attended today’s ribbon cutting and spoke about the project’s many benefits for Williston and the region.

Land Board Awards More Than $1.2 Million in Energy Impact Grants

BISMARCK, N.D. – The Board of University and School Lands (Land Board) today awarded more than $1.2 million in Energy Impact Grants for political subdivisions impacted by rapid development in the state’s oil and gas counties. Sixrants totaling $1,232,268 were awarded from the Oil and Gas Impact Grant fund to political subdivisions, including counties and townships.

Dalrymple Marks Completion of the Williston Regional Water Treatment Expansion Project

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today joined local and state officials in celebrating the completion of the Williston Regional Water Treatment expansion project. The state-funded expansion project will help meet the current and future needs for high-quality water supplies throughout a five-county region in western North Dakota.

Dalrymple Joins Lutheran Social Services in Dedicating New Statewide Headquarters in Fargo

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today joined Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota (LSSND) in celebrating the opening of the agency’s new statewide headquarters and program center in Fargo. The ceremony, attended by local officials, members of the public, and LSSND staff, board members, donors and partners, included a ribbon cutting and blessing of the new building. 

First Lady Betsy Dalrymple Celebrates More Than $30,000 in Donations Made to Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

BISMARCK, N.D. – First Lady Betsy Dalrymple today is attending public events to celebrate significant donations made by Hess Corporation and WPX Energy to establish new Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library programs in Stanley and New Town. The donations are being distributed in partnership with the Souris Valley United Way in Minot.

North Dakota Ranks No. 1 in 2014 GDP Growth

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota’s economic growth outpaced all other states last year, according to information released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Factors driving the state’s top ranking include continued growth in economic production, new jobs, rising wages and increasing export sales. North Dakota has led the nation in economic growth for four of the past five years.

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