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November 15, 2016
Hillsboro family spots drone outside living room window
HILLSBORO - A Hillsboro family Tuesday night is still bewildered and concerned after spotting a drone hovering at the living room picture window. "And I turned around and looked and said what the heck, and right here if I could have opened up the window I could have grabbed it, it...
November 15, 2016 - 9:47pm
July 7, 2016
Federal drone test site research program in ND could see 3-year extension
GRAND FORKS - A federal research initiative centered on integrating unmanned aircraft systems into national airspace with ties to North Dakota could see an additional three years of operation. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., announced Wednesday the U.S. Senate and House reached an agreement...
July 7, 2016 - 4:18pm
June 25, 2016
AgweekTV: Farmland photos go sky high
Farm technology has seen big advancements in the past twenty years or so and now, a slice of eastern North Dakota farmland is the first in the...
June 25, 2016 - 2:09pm
December 26, 2014
UND students win competition with unmanned aircraft
GRAND FORKS — University of North Dakota faculty member Dustin McNally said he knew when his team of engineering students was testing their massive unmanned aerial system project even though his office was on another floor. The “decacopter” buzzed so loudly that it often drew...
December 26, 2014 - 6:08pm
December 12, 2013
Schools prepare for boom in drone jobs
GRAND FORKS — Two student pilots are seated shoulder to shoulder before a bank of video monitors, maneuvering an unmanned aircraft by keyboard and mouse as the drone descends toward a virtual runway in a suburban landscape. Aaron Gabrielson and Andrew Regenhard, aviation students...
December 12, 2013 - 10:55pm
October 11, 2013
UND touts new training for drone pilots
GRAND FORKS -- The University of North Dakota announced Thursday a new program to train pilots of the Predator unmanned aircraft using a full-size simulator. It's another step that puts the university and the state "at the forefront and cutting edge" of research and development in...
October 11, 2013 - 12:00am
October 4, 2013
Grand Forks County sheriff gets rare authorization for nighttime drone use
GRAND FORKS -- Piloted by Grand Forks police Cpl. Tim Schuh using a stylus on a video screen, a small hovering unmanned aircraft with four rotors and two cameras created a video map Thursday of the scene of a violent crime from 400 feet above it. It was the latest use of the small...
October 4, 2013 - 12:00am
August 24, 2013
Publications handicap ND's chances to become UAS test site
GRAND FORKS -- North Dakota appears to be one of the leading contenders in the race to land one of six national test sites to integrate unmanned aircraft into the national airspace. An article, "How North Dakota plans to become the drone capital of America," published this week on...
August 24, 2013 - 12:00am
June 1, 2013
Don't call them the D-word: Unmanned aircraft have evolved beyond old uses
GRAND FORKS -- Unmanned aircraft vehicles. Remotely piloted vehicles.
June 1, 2013 - 12:00am
February 23, 2013
Eye in the sky: Bill requiring warrant for drone use passes House
BISMARCK -- North Dakota law enforcement may soon be required to obtain a search warrant in order to use an unmanned aircraft system, or drone,...
February 23, 2013 - 12:00am
February 3, 2013
No drone use in Stark County
It may be a bird. It may be a plane. But any unidentifiable objects in the skies over Stark County or Dickinson are not law enforcement drones. Stark County Sheriff Clarence Tuhy said he has never looked into the purchase of a drone, but said it isn't likely to be worth the money...
February 3, 2013 - 12:00am