NORTH DAKOTA GOV. DOUG BURGUM

Freedom From Religion Foundation to challenge North Dakota’s Ten Commandments Law

FARGO (KVRR) – A non-profit group that works to oppose religious displays on public property says a new North Dakota law that allows the Ten Commandments in public schools is unconstitutional. “The North Dakota law flouts the Constitution in an attempt to sneak religion and Christian nationalism into public schools,” according to the Freedom from Religion Foundation. “Of course, FFRF…

North Dakota to drop mask requirement, restaurant limits

BISMARCK, N.D. – Governor Doug Burgum says he will not renew North Dakota’s mask mandate that expires on Monday. Burgum broke out a new plan for North Dakotans as he says COVID case numbers have decreased. Priority vaccine groups will remain in effect. That includes making sure that everyone 65 years or older can receive their two doses of the…

As COVID-19 Cases Rise, Leaders Look At Bed Capacity In Bismarck-Mandan

BISMARCK, N.D. — Governor Doug Burgum and other state leaders meet with the heads of Sanford and CHI hospitals in Bismarck to talk about bed capacity. COVID-19 numbers continue to rise across the state but especially in Bismarck-Mandan. They say there is an increasing number of people showing up at Sanford with a variety of needs including COVID-19. Sanford will…

Governor Doug Burgum Talks Keystone Oil Spill Response Efforts

The Governor talked with TC energy CEO Russell Girling and the Department of Environmental Quality about finding out what caused the spill and solutions to fix it.

FARGO N.D — North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum calls for quick action after the Keystone pipeline dumped over 9 thousand barrels of oil near Edinburg. The Governor talked with TC energy CEO Russell Girling and the Department of Environmental Quality about finding out what caused the spill and solutions to fix it. Burgum says the state is investigating if record…

ND Governor Directs All Government Agencies to Fly Flags at Half-Staff

Burgum is encouraging North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and state flags at half-staff until sunset Tuesday. Burgum is encouraging North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses to show respect for the victims of Friday’s shooting in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Twelve people were killed and several others wounded when a…