Commerce awards $210k for economic development near Williston


U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announced today the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) under the U.S. Department of Commerce awarded a grant totaling $210,000 to the Tri-County Regional Development Council in Williston to establish an economic development planning framework, process, and strategy that supports private capital investment and job creation in the region.

This EDA planning investment supports the development and implementation of a comprehensive economic development strategy (CEDS) for the region served by the Tri-County Regional Development Council, which comprises the counties of Divide, McKenzie, and Williams. The CEDS process is designed to bring together the public and private sectors in the creation of an economic development roadmap to diversify and strengthen the regional economy.