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Land Board Awards $5 Million in Latest Grant Round to Western Schools, Airports

BISMARCK, N.D. – The Board of University and School Lands (Land Board) today awarded about $5 million in energy impact grants to K-12 schools and airports in North Dakota’s oil-production region. During today’s grant round, the Land Board awarded about $2 million to K-12 schools and another $3 million to airports in western North Dakota to help the region address the impacts of rapid growth.

Governors Dalrymple, Daugaard Stake Friendly Wager on Dakota Marker Game

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard have staked a friendly wager on the outcome of this weekend’s Dakota Marker football game between North Dakota State University and South Dakota State University.

Dalrymple, Officials Celebrate Completion of Western North Dakota Bypass, Four-Lane Projects

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today joined North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) Director Grant Levi and other state and local officials to celebrate the completion of three highway bypass projects in Watford City and Alexander, and the second phase of the US 85 four-lane project between Watford City and Williston.

North Dakota Launches 21st Century Learning Tools for K-12 Students, Educators

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today joined representatives from EduTech, the North Dakota Information Technology Department (ITD) and Microsoft Corp. to launch Microsoft Office 365, a standard productivity tool for K-12 students and educators to enhance learning and better prepare students for higher education and careers. The initiative will provide all North Dakota K-12 students and school personnel with access to Office 365 at no cost to school districts.

Governor, First Lady to Attend USS North Dakota Commissioning

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack and First Lady Betsy Dalrymple will attend the commissioning ceremony for the USS North Dakota (SSN-784), a ceremony that officially places the nuclear-powered attack submarine in active service with America’s military forces. The Governor will speak at the event, which will be held Saturday, October 25 in Groton, Conn.

Lt. Gov. Wrigley Congratulates Williston State College on New Scholarship

BISMARCK, N.D. – Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley today joined Williston State College (WSC) Interim President Terry Olson, WSC Foundation Board President Pete Furuseth, along with Williams County school officials, in Williston, to announce the Williams County Graduate Scholarship. The scholarship, available in 2015 to Williams County high school graduates, will cover full tuition, student fees, and books.

Affordable Housing Project Completed in Mandan

MANDAN, N.D.  - Gov. Jack Dalrymple today joined other officials to celebrate the completion of Collins Place, a new development on Mandan's historic Main Street that includes 29 state-supported affordable housing units.

The North Dakota Industrial Commission authorized a $1.1 million Housing Incentive Fund allocation to support the housing development. Dalrymple is chairman of the Industrial Commission. Other commission members are Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring and Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.

First Lady Betsy Dalrymple Unveils Book

BISMARCK, N.D. – First Lady Betsy Dalrymple and Friends of North Dakota Governor’s Residence today held a press conference at the North Dakota governor’s residence to unveil her recently completed book, Building a House, Making a Home: A History of the North Dakota Governor’s Residence.

McKenzie County Healthcare Systems' Employee Housing Construction Begins

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today joined McKenzie County Healthcare Systems, Inc. and the North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) in breaking ground on a new development in Watford City that will provide affordable housing for essential medical personnel.

Dalrymple Calls for Continued Development of Value-Added Energy Projects

BISMARCK, ND – Speaking today at the Great Plains & Empower ND Energy Conference, Gov. Jack Dalrymple encouraged the continued development of business ventures that add value to North Dakota’s abundant energy resources.

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