Some In North Dakota Wish For Gov. Doug Burgum To Be More Aggressive Against COVID-19Gus Ereth, a 71-year-old retired railroad worker, thinks Burgum's done a good job overall and is a lock for reelection — the governor has his vote — but would like to see him be more aggressive against the virus, even if it angers some conservatives. Ereth said a mask mandate would help.
Coronavirus Updates: North Dakota Governor To Decide This Week If Business Closures Will Be ExtendedGov. Doug Burgum said Monday he will make a decision this week whether to extend an order to keep most businesses closed in an effort to contain the coronavirus as cases continue to grow in North Dakota.
Coronavirus Update: North Dakota Governor Defends Decision Not To Issue Stay-At-Home OrderNorth Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum on Wednesday defended his decision to not issue a statewide stay-at-home order, saying the state’s targeted approach is working to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Says He Is Worried About Lack Of Stay-At-Home Orders In Iowa, North Dakota And South DakotaWalz added that he has communicated with officials in the three states that border Minnesota to the west and south.
Xcel Offered ND Gov. More Than Free Super Bowl TicketsGov. Burgum's trip to the Super Bowl as a guest of a Xcel Energy included free invitations to a rock concert, private parties, meals and other events,
ND's Governor To Repay $37K For Super Bowl SuiteNorth Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum said Wednesday he will repay a Minnesota electric utility $37,000 for tickets the company provided him and his wife for Sunday's Super Bowl in Minneapolis.
N.D. Governor Attending Super Bowl As Guest Of Xcel EnergyGov. Doug Burgum and first lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum are attending the Super Bowl game as guests of a Minneapolis-based utility.
Task Force Meets To Talk Red River Diversion ProjectA task force made up of representatives from Minnesota and North Dakota is meeting to talk about the stalled Red River diversion project around the flood-prone Fargo-Moorhead area.