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Burgum declares emergency following ice storm

On Friday, Dec. 29, Governor Doug Burgum declared a state of emergency after an ice storm that began on Christmas Day caused significant damage to infrastructure and farmland.

According to a press release from the Governor’s office, the emergency declaration encompasses the three-day event of Dec. 25-27 that caused the National Weather Service to issue its first ice storm warning in North Dak...