Prairie Business Wire Report
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded $3,876,470 to the University of North Dakota (UND). UND is one of 11 institutions across the country to receive funding from SAMHSA to establish a collaborative network and help develop a health care workforce to treat substance abuse and support recovery.
BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Center for Nursing (NDCN) will host a Culture of Health Think Tank meeting, Wednesday, June 21, at the UND School of Medicine in Grand Forks. Over 100 stakeholders from across North Dakota, including community leaders and nurses, are expected to participate in the event, with the goal of developing scalable solutions to build healthy communities. The event is sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation
SAVANNAH, Ga.– Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay; Mexican Secretary of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food Jose Calzada; and United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement at the conclusion of their first trilateral meetings in Savannah, GA, June 19-20, 2017.
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Minnesota State Community and Technical College Commercial Refrigeration instructor Travis DeJong went swimming with the sharks this spring and came away with $22,700 to help train his students in the latest refrigeration industry technology.
BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum are inviting addiction recovery advocates, behavioral health providers, business and community leaders, faith-based organizations, families, first responders, health care providers and administrators, law enforcement, Native American communities, university and college representatives and more to save the date for Recovery Reinvented on Sept.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today presented Otter Tail Power Company with the association’s Emergency Recovery Award for its outstanding restoration efforts after a snow and ice storm hit South Dakota on Christmas Day. EEI presents the award twice annually to EEI member companies to recognize their extraordinary efforts to restore service to customers after severe weather conditions cause service disruptions.
Written specifications for US beef exported to China is a big step forward, according to Iowa Cattlemen’s Association CEO Matt Deppe. “We’ve been hearing for some time that China would re-open to US exports, but until recently, the details were unclear,” says Deppe. “The requirements released by the US Department of Agriculture on Monday give the industry a much better understanding of the nature of the beef products that will be accepted.”
The University of North Dakota College of Engineering & Mines in partnership with SkySkopes and Grand Sky will showcase its Unmanned Aircraft Systems collaborative efforts on Wednesday, June 14, 10 a.m.-Noon at the Grand Sky UAS business park. UND College of Engineering & Mines experts will be on-hand to explain their research projects and flying demonstrations. No prior clearance is necessary for US citizens. Escort is required if you are traveling with a foreign national.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Allegiant today announced Allegiant Honors - a special program to support and thank U.S. active duty military and veterans for their service with select free services. The program was unveiled with a special announcement at Circle K Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola, in conjunction with NASCAR Salutes Refreshed by Coca-Cola, NASCAR’s program paying tribute to our troops. Speed Street attendees may visit the Allegiant booth for information and giveaways, and to enter a special drawing for a chance to win free flights. The festival runs through Saturday, May 27.
FARGO, N.D. – Family HealthCare Pharmacy, NDSU recently received two awards.