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Outdoor Heritage Fund still getting the word out: Grant requests slow so far, but surge expected before Dec. 2 deadline


BISMARCK – Only four groups have applied for grants from North Dakota’s new Outdoor Heritage Fund since the application period opened a month ago, but the person handling the requests said she expects that number to surge before the Dec. 2 deadline.

“I’ve probably talked to two to three entities every day. It’s been pretty consistent for the last week or so,” Karlene Fine, executive director and secretary of the state Industrial Commission, said Friday.

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Mike Nowatzki
Mike Nowatzki reports for Forum News Service. He can be reached at (701) 255-5607.