DOUG BURGUM

Gov. Burgum talks with President Trump about ND’s coronavirus response

WASHINGTON – Gov. Doug Burgum, Sen. John Hoeven and Commerce Commissioner Michelle Kommer discuss North Dakota’s coronavirus response and reopening businesses with President Trump at The White House. Burgum thanked the president for the federal government working with North Dakota to approve the state’s disaster declaration and sending 1.5 million masks and 42 million gloves. He proudly talked about the…

Fargo, West Fargo leaders back Gov. Burgum’s decision to reopen businesses

They note that much of the power to control the virus still lies in the hands of the public

FARGO & WEST FARGO, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum says the state is ready to implement Phase One of the North Dakota Smart Restart plan. “We anticipate there’ll be some rules applied to this, but we see it as hopeful to start opening up businesses, get our economy moving again,” says Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney. West Fargo Commission President…

Gov. Walz discourages North Dakotans to travel to Minnesota lake cabins

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Governor Tim Walz disagrees with Governor Doug Burgum’s office saying it’s ok for North Dakotans to go to their lake cabins in Minnesota. Walz says it’s not wise for anyone to be traveling right now. He adds he wouldn’t ask Minnesotans to travel to North Dakota or elsewhere. Walz says since there’s no federal stay at…

F-M City Officials Discuss Strategies To Help Local Businesses Affected By COVID-19

They are trying to ease financial burdens that some businesses may have.

CASS COUNTY, N.D. – After North Dakota Governor Burgum made the decision to close all restaurants, bars and cafes to dine-in customers, city officials in the metro met to discuss how to support those who will be affected. “The cities of both West Fargo and Fargo are looking at utility bills next month and how to help the businesses. And…

Burgum finalizes e-learning requirements, orders bars & restaurants to close to dine-in customers

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum announces schools will be closed until further notice. He also orders bars, restaurants cafes and breweries to close to dine-in customers to help curb community spread of the Coronavirus. Burgum signed several Coronavirus executive orders. Schools have been granted waivers for seven more days which pays teachers and hourly employees. E-learning will…

North Dakota Declares State Of Emergency For Coronavirus

The State Will Not Close K Through 12 Schools

BISMARCK, N.D. —  Governor Doug Burgum announces a state of emergency for North Dakota. Under the declaration, the government will provide new guidelines and policies to help battle the virus. Burgum says the state will follow the guidelines recommended by the CDC on COVID-19 prevention. He says the state will not close K through 12 schools. The new guidelines recommend…

Plug & Play announces agriculture technology location in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. – Plug and Play selects Fargo as the site of its newest location with a focus on agriculture technology. Founding partners include Bremer Bank, CHS, Microsoft and The OCP Group. Plug and Play works with hundreds of start-ups each year. The Fargo office will run two three month programs per year. Startups accepted into the programs will get…