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December 2011

Twelve New Highway Patrol Troopers Ready to Serve

Bismarck, N.D. – Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley today congratulated the latest graduates of the North Dakota Highway Patrol Training Academy.  A graduation ceremony was held at the R.J. Bohn National Guard Armory in Bismarck in honor of 12 new troopers who have successfully completed 25 weeks of extensive training.

Gov. Jack Dalrymple has directed the Highway Patrol to station an additional 13 troopers in western North Dakota. The region’s growing traffic requires the state to enhance its public safety presence, Dalrymple said.

Dalrymple Calls Record North Dakota Population a “Milestone”

BISMARCK, N.D. – Governor Jack Dalrymple today said he welcomes the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates that show North Dakota’s population has reached an all-time high, exceeding the state’s previous record set in 1930.

“After years of population decline, it’s welcomed news to see that our economic growth over the last decade continues to keep North Dakotans home and that we are attracting new residents throughout the state who come for good jobs, a stable economy and a quality of life that is second to none,” Dalrymple said.

Dalrymple Welcomes Home Last North Dakota Guardsman From Iraq

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple was at Fargo’s Hector International Airport today to personally welcome home Staff Sgt. Teresa Pavljuk, who serves with the North Dakota Air National Guard’s 119th Wing. Pavljuk is the last North Dakota Guardsman to return home from service in Iraq. Major General David Sprynczynatyk, North Dakota’s adjutant general, joined the Governor in welcoming her home.

Dalrymple Calls Record North Dakota Population a "Milestone"

BISMARCK, N.D. – Governor Jack Dalrymple today said he welcomes the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates that show North Dakota’s population has reached an all-time high, exceeding the state’s previous record set in 1930.

“After years of population decline, it’s welcomed news to see that our economic growth over the last decade continues to keep North Dakotans home and that we are attracting new residents throughout the state who come for good jobs, a stable economy and a quality of life that is second to none,” Dalrymple said.

North Dakota Cities Ranked Among Nation's Best Performers

BISMARCK, N.D.  –  Governor Jack Dalrymple today said the Milken Institute’s latest ranking of U.S. cities is further evidence that North Dakota’s economy is strong and growing stronger.

Three North Dakota cities ranked highly in the 2011 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index (124 smallest metro listing). Bismarck ranked second in the index, followed by Fargo’s ranking of seventh and Grand Forks at 24th.

Dalrymple Urges Defense Secretary Panetta to Keep C-27J Spartan in Budget

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today joined other governors in sending a letter to U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta urging him to keep the C-27J Spartan cargo aircraft in the 2012 Department of Defense budget. The governors are concerned that the aircraft program will be eliminated as the nation seeks to reduce defense spending.

Dalrymple Drives Oil Country Roads, Meets With Local Leaders to Discuss Oil Impacts

BISMARCK, N.D. – Governor Jack Dalrymple on Monday met with officials from several counties and cities in western North Dakota to receive updates on the region’s needs and to provide information regarding state assistance in addressing the impacts from oil and gas development.

Dalrymple Drives Oil Country Roads, Meets with Local Leaders to Discuss Oil Impacts

BISMARCK, N.D. – Governor Jack Dalrymple on Monday met with officials from several counties and cities in western North Dakota to receive updates on the region’s needs and to provide information regarding state assistance in addressing the impacts from oil and gas development.

Dalrymple Announces 2011-2012 Governor's Band and Chorus

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today announced that the Oakes High School Concert Band and the Fargo South High School Concert Choir have been selected to serve as the 2011-2012 Governor’s Official State Band and Chorus.

Dalrymple Celebrates Opening of Jamestown Airport's New Passenger Terminal

BISMARCK, ND – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Jamestown Regional Airport’s new passenger terminal, which officially opened this week. The new terminal will provide additional space for ticketing, baggage handling, security and passenger amenities.

 

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