OMBUDSMAN

Families with Long-Term Care Facility Concerns Encouraged to Contact Ombudsman Program

Ombudsman advocates are based in Bismarck, Devils Lake, Dickinson, Fargo and Minot.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Human Services is encouraging families and friends with loved ones in long-term care facilities to continue reaching out to their Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program for information and reassurance. Visitor restrictions have prevented many families from personally checking on the health and well-being of their loved ones creating fear and growing concerns. The Ombudsman Program…

Wind Energy Development Program Will Resolve Landowner Issues

Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says more wind farms are likely to be developed in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota’s Agriculture Department is launching a program to help landowners resolve concerns over wind energy development. A department ombudsman will evaluate the site, contact the wind company and work to resolve any issues. The Legislature directed the department to create the program. It was done in cooperation with the Public Service Commission, which regulates wind farms….