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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving North Dakota Newsletter for Sunday June 21, 2020 ( 4 items )  

Basin Electric and Clenera Renewable Energy Announce Power Purchase Agreement for Montana Solar Project
BISMARCK, North Dakota, June 16 -- Basin Electric Power Cooperative issued the following news release on June 15: A new solar project in Montana will provide another 150 megawatts (MW) of affordable, renewable power to Basin Electric customers. Basin Electric Power Cooperative (Basin Electric) and Clenera Renewable Energy, announced today the execution of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the Cabin Creek Solar Project. Cabin Creek is Basin Electric's second solar PPA, and the result of the   more

Sanford Health: COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions - Is It Safe to Call 911?
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, June 20 -- Sanford Health issued the following news: As Sanford Health clinics and hospitals updated safety measures for COVID-19, so did its ambulance services. F-M Ambulance Service in Fargo, North Dakota, added personal protective equipment for employees and patients, screening questions for patients, and physical distancing when possible. Employees work at least six feet apart. They also self-report any symptoms and check temperatures at the start of their shift  more

Sanford Health: High Schooler Helps Others After Bout With Lymphoma
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, June 16 -- Sanford Health issued the following news: Skip over the uncomfortable stretch of months where Scott Verkulien didn't know he had Hodgkin lymphoma, yet knew something was wrong. Then skip over his treatments after he did find out he had a rare form of this disease. And bypass the accompanying fatigue and days away from school. Go directly to the day that Verkulien, an excellent student and athlete whose last year at Moorhead High School was swallowed by ca  more

Summer Coverage Bonus: Interns to Provide State Stories for North Dakota Newspaper Association Members
BISMARCK, North Dakota, June 8 -- The North Dakota Newspaper Association issued the following news: NDNA has hired two reporting interns to provide stories for use by member newspapers this summer. Sydney Hoover and Lucie Krisman, both journalism students at the University of Kansas, began working June 1. They are writing weekly stories that have significance or interest to communities across the state. Their mentor/editor for the summer is Chuck Haga, a longtime reporter and columnist for th  more