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Teri Finneman, Published September 26 2010

North Dakota Political Notebook: North Dakota featured in 32-page section of Delta Sky magazine

BISMARCK – The October issue of Delta Sky magazine features a 32-page section on North Dakota.

Gov. John Hoeven and Commerce Commissioner Shane Goettle, along with Delta Sky officials, will unveil it this week in Bismarck.

The event is set for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hawktree Golf Course Clubhouse, 3400 Burnt Creek Loop.

QuitNet helps

Nearly 3,800 people visited the state Health Department’s Web-based tobacco cessation service in its first six months.

Since February, about 670 members have signed on for services at the QuitNet website, www.nd.quitnet.com, said Michelle Walker, the department’s tobacco cessation director.

Services include access to online professional cessation counselors, assistance in designing a personal quit plan and support from other quitters. Free nicotine patches, gum or lozenges are also available.

For more information, contact Walker at (701) 328-2315 or visit the QuitNet website.

Legislative week ahead

Six North Dakota legislative committees are scheduled to meet this week.

Young professionals

The North Dakota Young Professionals Network has announced its 2010-2011 board members.

Executive committee members are Jen Dobrowski, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks; Eric Trueblood, Tri-State Aviation, Wahpeton; Amanda Moser, Dickinson State University Strom Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Catherine Dalzell, Center for Technology and Business, Bismarck; and Aaron Hill, Rasmussen College-Moorhead Campus, Fargo.

North Dakota Young Professionals’ goals are to engage young adults in their community, provide professional development opportunities, build a network across the state and be a voice for North Dakota young professionals.

For more information, visit www.ndyp.net.


Teri Finneman is a multimedia reporter for Forum Communications Co.