Hoeven Statement on Norsk Hostfest

BISMARCK, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement to mark this year’s opening of the annual Norsk Høstfest Scandinavian Festival scheduled to begin today in Minot:

“Over the past thirty-seven years Norsk Høstfest has grown into the largest Scandinavian festival in North America, annually bringing tens of thousands of people from around the world to our state to celebrate North Dakota’s Scandinavian roots. North Dakota is proud of the legacy handed down to us from our Scandinavian ancestors who helped to shape our state. The opportunity to work, live and build a better life that first brought many Scandinavians to North Dakota is still evident today, the product of our people’s outstanding work ethic and growing economy.

“No tribute to the Norsk Høstfest Scandinavian Festival would be complete without mention of Chet Reiten, who originated this festival and left an indel...

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Hoeven Announces Nearly $400K to North Dakota for Youth Offender Supervision

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has awarded nearly $400,000 in formula funds to the North Dakota Department of Corrections Division of Juvenile Services to continue its Attendant Care program, which provides non-secure supervision for juvenile offenders as an alternative to secure detention or jail at nine sites throughout the state. The funds are made available through the DOJ’s Title II Formula Grants Program, which supports state and local delinquency prevention and intervention efforts as well as juvenile justice system improvements.

“Our young people represent the future of our state and nation, and we are working to lay a good foundation for them and ensure they have opportunities to succeed in their adult lives,” Hoeven said. “Part of that effort is to educate and encourage them to build productive live...

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Hoeven: Manvel Elementary, Sweetwater Elementary Named National Blue Ribbon Schools

BISMARCK, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven today congratulated Manvel Elementary and Sweetwater Elementary Schools on being designated as 2014 National Blue Ribbon School Award Winners by the United States Department of Education.

“The Blue Ribbon designation is a mark of excellence and celebrates the hard work of the educators and students at Sweetwater Elementary and Manvel Elementary School,” said Hoeven. “We are proud of these schools and their communities for being recognized nationally for their academic excellence.”

The North Dakota schools named 2014 Blue Ribbon Schools will be formally recognized by the Department of Education at a ceremony held in Washington, D.C. in November.

The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program was founded in 1982 to recognize the work of the nation’s top schools. Since the program’s founding, the blue ribbon distinction has been awarded to schools achieving impres...

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Spirit Lake and Turtle Mountain to Receive $1.4 Million to Help Disabled Tribal Members Gain Employment

BISMARCK, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven today announced that the Spirit Lake Nation and the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians have been awarded a combined total of more than $1.4 million to assist tribal members with disabilities find employment.

The grants are part of the Vocational Rehabilitation Service Projects for American Indians with Disabilities, and are awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. Funding is as follows:

  • Spirit Lake $506,217
  • Turtle Mountain $900,000

“People with disabilities can more easily overcome obstacles to employment if they are given the tools and the chance they need,” Hoeven said. “By providing vocational rehabilitation, this funding will help people reintegrate into the workforce.”

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Hoeven on Sunday Morning Futures

On May 4, Senator John Hoeven joins Maria Bartiromo on Fox News' Sunday Morning Futures to discuss his bipartisan legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline....
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Time to Vote on Keystone XL Pipeline

On April 29, Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) leads his Republican colleagues in a colloquy calling for a vote on his legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, which has been under review for more than five years....
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Hoeven Talks KXL CBO Report with Stuart Varney

On February 6, Senator Hoeven talks joins Stuart Varney to discuss his work to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project....
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Hoeven on Flexibility in School Nutrition Program

On Jan 9, Senator Hoeven talks with Gerri Willis about his work to improve flexibility in the school lunch programs....
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Washington D.C.
338 Russell Senate Office Bldg.
Washington DC, 20510
Phone: 202-224-2551
Fax: 202-224-7999
Bismarck, ND
US Federal Building
220 East Rosser Avenue
Room 312
Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone: 701-250-4618
Fax: 701-250-4484
Fargo, ND
1802 32nd Avenue South
Room B
Fargo, ND 58103
Phone: 701-239-5389
Fax: 701-239-5112
Grand Forks, ND
Federal Building
102 North Fourth Street
Room 108
Grand Forks, ND 58203
Phone: 701-746-8972
Minot, ND
315 Main Street, South
Room 204
Minot, ND 58701
Phone: 701-838-1361
Fax: 701-838-1381
Western North Dakota
Williston, ND
Phone: 701-580-4535