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Hanson completes master’s program at Naval Postgraduate School

Monday, April 12, 2021

Categories: Press Release

BISMARCK, N.D. – After working together with Homeland Security officials from across the nation over the last 18 months, Darin Hanson, of Mandan, North Dakota, in January earned his master’s degree in Security Studies at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS). Hanson serves as the Critical Infrastructure and Program and security manager for the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES).


Burgum places ND National Guard on standby for wildfire response as drought conditions worsen

Friday, April 2, 2021

As extreme drought conditions continue to spread across North Dakota, Gov. Doug Burgum today placed the North Dakota National Guard on standby to provide help if additional resources are needed to respond to a growing number of wildfires.


Burgum declares statewide fire emergency; National Guard helicopters deployed to help fight Billings County blaze

Friday, April 2, 2021

Gov. Doug Burgum today declared a statewide wildfire emergency, enabling the North Dakota National Guard to deploy two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to help fight a Billings County wildfire that has prompted the evacuation of the city of Medora.


Airspace in parts of Billings, Golden Valley Counties closed for wildfire response operations

Friday, April 2, 2021

The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services today requested a temporary flight restriction from the Federal Aviation Administration as local, state and federal agencies work to contain a wildfire in the vicinity of Medora, North Dakota.


NDDES, NDSU strengthen partnership through professional development opportunities for students

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 11:00 pm

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services welcomed its newest team member in January through collaboration with North Dakota State University’s Department of Emergency Management. Marcus Rehder was recently hired to work for the agency as a planning specialist, while completing his bachelor’s degree in emergency management.


Burgum announces streamlined, unified spill reporting system

Monday, January 4, 2021 at 11:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced the completion of a new streamlined system that will provide a one-stop shop for energy industry producers, transporters and developers, as well as the public, to report hazardous material spills and releases.


Rapid antigen screening continues to be offered in Bismarck

Sunday, January 3, 2021 at 11:00 pm

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Health will continue to offer free mass screening events using rapid antigen tests this week at the Gateway Mall in Bismarck.


Additional rapid antigen screening events to be offered in Bismarck

Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 11:00 pm

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota National Guard and North Dakota Department of Emergency Services continue to support free mass screening events using rapid antigen tests this week at the Gateway Mall in Bismarck.


Additional rapid antigen screening events to be offered in Bismarck

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 11:00 pm

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota National Guard and North Dakota Department of Emergency Services continue to support free mass screening events using rapid antigen tests this week at the Gateway Mall in Bismarck.


Rapid antigen screening event to be offered in Bismarck

Monday, December 21, 2020 at 11:00 pm

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota National Guard and North Dakota Department of Emergency Services are supporting free mass screening events using rapid antigen tests this week at the Gateway Mall in Bismarck.