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Press Release

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $45,000 in Stark County, North Dakota

The U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) today announced a $45,000 grant to the Stark County Corporation of Dickinson, N.D., to develop a feasibility plan on building a new industrial park that would serve the growing business development needs of southwestern North Dakota.

"The Economic Development Administration is pleased to partner with the Stark County Corporation to boost business development and job growth," said Sandra R. Walters, EDA Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer. "This EDA grant will help establish an industrial park that will help diversify the local economy by attracting new businesses and jobs to the region."

EDA supports the economic development needs of distressed communities throughout the United States. Its mission is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness and preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy.

Additional information on how EDA investments are helping distressed communities create a positive and sustainable economic future can be accessed at: http://www.eda.gov.