GOVERNOR BURGUM

Gov. Burgum reappoints student member to state Board of Higher Education

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) —¬†Governor Burgum reappoints University of North Dakota student Sadie Hanson to a second one-year term on the state Board of Higher Education. She is the student representative on the board that has eight voting members. Hanson graduated from UND earlier this month with bachelor’s degrees in marketing and public affairs. She is also Grand Forks Red River…

Woman arrested after found walking near Governor Burgum’s Bismarck home

Both the governor and first lady were at home at the time

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — A woman was taken into custody after walking on Capitol property near the Governor’s house in Bismarck. Thirty-two-year-old Dakota Bee of Bismarck was arrested and charged with resisting arrest, trespassing, and disorderly conduct. North Dakota Highway Patrol says she was first seen walking around property 9:45 Sunday night and was asked to leave. She returned shortly…

Eight ND counties upgraded to moderate risk level for Covid-19

BISMARCK, N.D. – As the COVID-19 positivity rate continues to rise in North Dakota, Governor Doug Burgum is making some changes, and requests. North Dakota now ranks first in the country in the number of new COVID-19 cases per capita in the last two weeks. “Our active cases and positvity rate have gone up even higher. These increases in actives…

White House’s Dr. Birx Visits North Dakota

Dr. Birx visited with local leaders to discuss the state's coronavirus response.

FARGO, ND – White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx was in Fargo today to participate in discussions about the states coronavirus response with state leadership, as well as the mayors of Fargo, Grand Forks, and Bismarck. She praised the states commitment to testing, as well as the Governors Vulnerable Population Protection Plan. Both Dr. Birx and the governor…

Dr. Shelley Lenz Says Burgum “Lacks Leadership” When Dealing With COVID-19

The democrat is a running against Doug Burgum for Governor of North Dakota.

FARGO, N.D. – Dem-NPL candidate for governor of North Dakota Dr. Shelley Lenz stops by Fargo to talk priorities Governor Doug Burgum and Covid-19. Lenz says one of the main issues she wants to tackle if she becomes governor is access to healthcare. She also says Burgum has failed in the way he has handled COVID-19. The Democrat says at…

Health Experts Continue To See Decline In COVID-19 Cases in ND

Last week, Governor Burgum said the state had the capacity to process 5000 tests per day.

NORTH DAKOTA – The Red River Valley COVID-19 Task Force has been working around the clock to prevent and stop the spread of the coronavirus. “We’ve been really good at identifying positive cases and then once we identify positive cases, we have a really strong contact team here and so I think when you do that really well, you’re able…

No COVID-19 Spike in North Dakota from Memorial Day Weekend

Governor Burgum stresses importance of testing in daily COVID-19 briefing.

BISMARCK, N.D. — The results from COVID-19 testing done after the long Memorial Day weekend are in for North Dakota. Governor Doug Burgum says, “there was a lot of concern around the country, a lot of press reports about all the activity that Memorial Day weekend would cause a spike and I’m happy to report that it has not caused…

State Leaders Take Action To Mitigate Spread Of COVID-19 In Grand Forks County

There has been a total of 110 confirmed cases between LM Wind Power employees and their close contacts

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It’s the fourth consecutive day in a row that North Dakota has had the highest number of positive COVID-19 cases. “90 new positives, so again, far and away our biggest single day. That comes out of 621 tests, so we had a very positive testing day, yesterday in terms of test counts. We still want to…