Thursday - October 1, 2020
Public Policy Tipoffs Involving North Dakota Newsletter for Sunday July 26, 2020 ( 5 items )  

Basin Electric Power Cooperative: New North Dakota Wind Project Will Soon Provide Affordable, Renewable Power to Basin Electric Customers
BISMARCK, N.D., July 23 -- Basin Electric Power Cooperative issued the following news release: The Northern Divide Wind Energy Project will add 200 megawatts of wind energy to Basin Electric's resource portfolio. A new wind project in North Dakota will provide another 200 megawatts (MW) of affordable, renewable power to Basin Electric customers. Basin Electric Power Cooperative and a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, have executed a 30-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the en  more

Center for Rural Health: Gray Named Fellow for American Psychological Association
GRAND FORKS, North Dakota, July 23 -- The Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota issued the following news: Jacqueline Gray, PhD, has been named a fellow of the Society for Women Psychologists (Division 35) and for Psychologists in Public Service (Division 18) of the American Psychological Association (APA). Dr. Gray is a research associate professor for the Department of Population Health and the associate director of Center for Rural Health (CRH) for Indigenous programs at  more

Country Music Association Foundation and National Association for Music Education Announce 2020 State Advocacy Award Grant Winners
RESTON, Virginia, July 21 -- The National Association for Music Education issued the following news release: In collaboration with the Country Music Association (CMA) Foundation, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) announces the 2020 recipients of the State Music Education Association Advocacy Grant Awards. These grants support the work of NAfME federated music education associations (MEAs) by augmenting existing advocacy initiatives and creating new advocacy opportunities. Thi  more

Easton Stick Joins NFL Sanford Health Team
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, July 18 -- Sanford Health issued the following news: Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Easton Stick did not need any sort of elaborate introduction when he joined the Sanford Health team. Stick ended a wildly successful college career at North Dakota State with a second-consecutive national title in 2018. Throughout that time -- he went 49-3 as a starter for NDSU -- he had Sanford Health by his side as the exclusive sports medicine provider for the Bison. He knows th  more

Sanford Health: COVID-19 FAQs - Does Wearing a Mask Affect Your Breathing?
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, July 21 -- Sanford Health issued the following news: This new normal amid a pandemic is bringing on new anxiety over having to wear a face mask, which raises the question: Does wearing a face mask actually affect our ability to breathe? Likely no, said Emily Gard, MSW, a clinical social worker specializing in behavioral health counseling in Fargo, North Dakota. "Wearing a mask really has no impact on our overall quality and ability to breathe," she said. "Sometimes   more