DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

TNT Kid’s Fitness receives grant to address COVID-19 concerns

The nonprofit received $40,000 from the North Dakota Department of Commerce to go towards efforts to make the gym more clean and safe.

FARGO, N.D. — TNT Kid’s Fitness has received an emergency grant from the North Dakota Department of Commerce to help address COVID-19 concerns. The nonprofit applied for the grant in July and was awarded funding in August. The grant is worth $40,000. It will go toward improvements like automatic toilets and faucets, cleaning supplies and furnace units with air purifiers….

Criminal Review of North Dakota Agency Finds No Wrongdoing

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP)–An investigation has found no wrongdoing of an agency that allegedly violated state law. North Dakota Auditor Joshua Gallion released a report last year that said the Department of Commerce violated the law on bidding uncompetitive contracts for the state’s “Be Legendary” logo and associated “rebranding” effort for the state. The agency promotes tourism and economic development. The…

“Operation Intern” Offers Matching Funds To North Dakota Employers

Employers can receive up to $4,000 in matching funds by taking on high school and college interns

BISMARCK, ND — If you have a business in North Dakota and need some help this summer you might want to check into “Operation Intern” from the state Department of Commerce. Employers can receive up to $4,000 in matching funds by taking on high school and college interns. The program’s primary focus is employers in energy, advanced manufacturing, value-added agriculture, tourism…