Governor Burgum To Reimburse Xcel Energy For $37,000 Super Bowl Tickets

Burgum Says He Wants To Eliminate "Even The Perception of Any Conflict"

BISMARCK, ND — Gov. Doug Burgum now says he will reimburse Xcel Energy $37,000 for Super Bowl tickets. The governor and first lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum watched the game at no cost from a suite provided by Xcel Energy at U.S. Bank Stadium. Burgum says in a statement he will pay back Xcel Energy “to eliminate even the perception of…

Presidential Disaster Declaration Issued for 10 Counties, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Reservation

This declaration triggers federal assistance of approximately $3.25 million

REGIONAL — A presidential disaster declaration has been issued for 10 counties and Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Reservation that were affected by spring flooding. The counties include: Benson, Bottineau, Cavalier, McHenry, Pembina, Pierce, Renville, Rolette, Towner and Walsh. Above-normal snowfall and a lengthy spring snowmelt season produced major overland and river flooding causing widespread damage to roads and other infrastructure….