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9-1-1 Celebrates 50 years

9-1-1 Celebrates 50 yearsThe first 9-1-1 call was made February 16, 1968. More than 230,000 calls to 9-1-1 are made every year in North Dakota. Plus, citizens are now able to text to 9-1-1 in cases where that is safer to communicate for help. In 2017, approximately 140 calls using text messaging were sent in North Dakota.
Posted 2/16/18 (Fri) read more »

Counties Complete Jail Expansion Projects

Counties Complete Jail Expansion ProjectsNorth Dakota Counties have responded to a lack of inmate housing by adding 880 beds in 2017. Over the course of the year, eight jail facilities have opened with new, expanded space to hold additional inmates.
Posted 1/10/18 (Wed) read more »

Legislature Studies Future of Funding Transportation

Legislature Studies Future of Funding TransportationNorth Dakota lawmakers serving on the Government Finance Committee are discussing how to fund state and local roads in the future. Part of that discussion this interim includes exploring possible increases to the state’s gas tax and registration fees, as well as alternative revenue ideas.
Posted 12/27/17 (Wed) read more »

Few Counties Have Addressed Medical Marijuana Zoning

Few Counties Have Addressed Medical Marijuana ZoningAccording to a recent NDACo survey, a majority of North Dakota counties have done little in adopting zoning ordinances to address regulating medical marijuana manufacturing and distribution centers.
Posted 12/27/17 (Wed) read more »

Interim Justice Reinvestment Committee Update

Interim Justice Reinvestment Committee UpdateThe Justice Reinvestment Committee is charged with continuing the study of alternatives to incarceration through the interim. This effort has been on-going since 2005 and will focus more this interim on behavior health programs for individuals in the criminal justice system.
Posted 11/01/17 (Wed) read more »

Social Services Redesign Project Commences

Social Services Redesign Project CommencesCommittees hard at work examining all aspects of the delivery of Human Services programs.
Posted 11/14/17 (Tue) read more »

Mercer County Opens Courthouse and Jail Expansion

Mercer County Opens Courthouse and Jail ExpansionMercer County adds courtroom, jail space and improves security of courthouse
Posted 11/01/17 (Wed) read more »

NDACo, NDCCA Choose New Leadership

NDACo, NDCCA Choose New Leadership
Posted 11/07/17 (Tue) read more »

VIDEO: Recognizing the Support of ND Counties During Dakota Access Pipeline Protest

VIDEO: Recognizing the Support of ND Counties During Dakota Access Pipeline Protest43 counties answered the call to assist Morton County during the Dakota Access Pipeline protest. 412 Sheriffs and deputies were part of the 1,820 total personnel who responded. In this video, Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier in his own words, thanks law enforcement officers and commissions for their support. Click to view VIDEO.
Posted 10/13/17 (Fri) read more »

VIDEO: 2017 Presidents' Tour

VIDEO: 2017 Presidents' TourTravel with the NDACo & NDCCA Presidents as they visit 11 North Dakota Counties to hear from county officials and see the beautiful courthouses. Click to watch video.
Posted 10/13/17 (Fri) read more »