Governor Doug Burgum

Gov. Burgum, NDDOH submit COVID-19 vaccination plan to CDC

It is still unknown who will be prioritized for the vaccine or when it will be available

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum along with the North Dakota Department of Health have submitted the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan to the CDC. The plan outlines how a future COVID-19 vaccine will be prioritized, equitably allocated, distributed and administered in North Dakota. Key areas addressed in the plan include enrollment of health care providers to administer vaccines, storage and…

WATCH: ND Governor Burgum briefing on COVID-19

September 8th, 2020 COVID-19 Press Conference – ND Joint Information Center Posted by North Dakota Department of Health on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum will hold a press briefing with the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) at 3:30 p.m. today to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in North Dakota. Categories: Community, Coronavirus-ND, Health,…

Governor Doug Burgum outlines K-12 Smart Restart Plan to open schools

The plan gives districts the opportunity to choose whether to teach students in person, virtually or with a hybrid of both

FARGO, N.D. — The decision on how to educate students this year will be left in the hands of each school district. District leaders will have the opportunity to decide whether to teach students in person, virtually or a hybrid of the two. Governor Doug Burgum says this prevents North Dakota from issuing a state-wide closure of schools. “Some school…

Five additional COVID-19 deaths in North Dakota

BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota Department of Health reported 5 additional deaths due to coronovirus. That means 71 people have died from COVID-19 since records have been kept. There were also 40 additional positive cases reported. North Dakota now has 2,745 positive cases reported. INDIVIDUALS WHO DIED WITH COVID-19 Man in his 90s from Cass County with underlying health conditions….

Grand Forks Comes Together To Celebrate The Life Of Officer Cody Holte

From a young age, Cody knew he wanted to lead, serve and protect his community.

GRAND FORKS, N.D – “Cody lived each day by saying, don’t let yesterday use up today,” says Pastor Ronsberg from the Sharon Lutheran Church in Grand Forks. Friends and family of Officer Cody Holte, state leaders and law enforcement gathered to pay their respects and honor a hero. “We come together to share our grief and sorrow as well as…

City, State leaders address the violence in Fargo overnight

FargoStrong Unified Press Conference – 05.31.2020 FargoStrong Unified Press Conference – 05.31.2020 Posted by The City of Fargo – Government on Sunday, May 31, 2020     FARGO, ND – The City of Fargo will held a press conference on Sunday, May 31 at 9 a.m. in the Commission Chambers within Fargo City Hall to discuss yesterday’s events in Downtown…

Governor Burgum Activates the National Guard, State of Emergency Declared in Fargo and West Fargo

BISMARCK, N.D. (MAY 30, 2020) – Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order tonight declaring a state of emergency in Fargo, West Fargo and Cass County and activating the North Dakota National Guard to help local authorities respond to unlawful activity and the risk to people and property due to civil disturbances. The mayor of Fargo and West Fargo declared…

Fargo National Cemetery hosts virtual Memorial Day ceremony

The cemetery honored fallen soldiers on the holiday with the help from North Dakota and Minnesota politicians

FARGO, N.D. — This Memorial Day is the first since the Fargo National Cemetery opened it’s gates in September of last year. It is the first and only national veterans cemetery in North Dakota. The cemetery had big plans to hold it’s inaugural Memorial Day celebration this year, but things were forced to change amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Still, they…

ND nonprofits advocate for relief for renters during COVID-19 pandemic

The nonprofits are urging Governor Doug Burgum to cancel late fees and credit issues accrued during the pandemic for those involuntarily out of work who are struggling to afford rent

FARGO, N.D. —  North Dakota nonprofits are asking Governor Doug Burgum to help protect renters who are involuntarily out of work during COVID-19. Because the governor has not issued a temporary eviction moratorium, stable housing advocates are asking him to reach a middle ground that would at least cancel late fees and credit issues that have accrued during the COVID-19…