main street initiative

Governor Burgum Hears Concerns from High School Students about Fargo’s Future

More kids are thinking about leaving North Dakota for college and for work

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo is one of the fastest growing metro areas in the Midwest, yet Cass County has the most open jobs in all of North Dakota. There are more than 11,000 students in Fargo Public Schools, but some want to leave the state to further their education and careers. “We’re much more limited here, so if we can expand…

Downtown Revitalization Leads to West Fargo Labeled as “Main Street Community”

Governor Burgum's program looks to celebrate vibrant communities that can attract workers

WEST FARGO, N.D. — As a result of the city’s multi–year commitment to revitalize its downtown, Governor Doug Burgum recognizes West Fargo as a “Main Street Community.” The Governor’s “Main Street Initiative” celebrates vibrant communities attracting people to jobs powering the state’s economy. He says with an emphasis on multi–use facilities and pedestrian–friendly projects, West Fargo is in a great position…

Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford Shares Main Street Initiative With Chamber of Commerce

he and gov. doug Burgum are trying to attract more people to the state

  FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford crossed the river to talk about the Main Street Initiative in Moorhead. He was a guest of The Chamber to talk about one of the five strategy initiatives Governor Doug Burgum has created. The Main Street Initiative is Burgum’s way of creating strong, economic communities by attracting and retaining entrepreneurs in…