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August 24, 2016
Drone flights showcase next generation of aircraft, uses at Grand Forks summit
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Bill Fredericks and his staff drove 28 hours to Grand Forks from Virginia to watch their unmanned aircraft take flight...
August 24, 2016 - 11:24pm
August 23, 2016
More than 200 students enrolled in unmanned aircraft program at UND, and Kennedy wants bigger footprint
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—If University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy has his way, unmanned aircraft systems technology will be a common tool across the university. Kennedy spoke Tuesday during the 2016 UAS Summit and Expo in Grand Forks and highlighted what the school has...
August 23, 2016 - 11:43pm
August 22, 2016
Region drone research efforts showcased in Hillsboro, N.D.
HILLSBORO, N.D.—It's been a busy summer for an Israeli unmanned aircraft that has spent its time flying over land in Traill and Steele counties for research efforts. The Hermes 450 aircraft and its crew were lauded Monday by local and regional leaders who noted the flights were...
August 22, 2016 - 8:01pm
August 20, 2016
Drone hobbyists in Grand Forks host races
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Jakee Stoltz and Matt Henry spend their workdays flying a variety of drones for researchers in Grand Forks, but they don't put the controllers down when they clock out for the day. The pair are behind a chapter of recreational drone racers that is taking shape...
August 20, 2016 - 6:09pm
August 8, 2016
N.D. drone camp inspires future pilots
TIOGA, N.D. — A free camp for kids in Tioga may have launched the careers of future drone pilots. About 75 students attended a two-day...
August 8, 2016 - 10:28am
North Dakota drone effort lauded at White House workshop
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Accomplishments made with unmanned aircraft systems in North Dakota were recognized recently during a workshop hosted...
August 8, 2016 - 10:24am
August 1, 2016
Raytheon executives visit Grand Forks, hear pitch for North Dakota expansion
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Business and political leaders spent Monday making the case for a large defense contractor to consider expanding to Grand Forks. Executives from Raytheon, which manufactures numerous products including sensing systems for large unmanned aircraft systems, listened...
August 1, 2016 - 10:11pm
July 28, 2016
Eye in the sky: Civil Air Patrol volunteers track research drone from the air
HILLSBORO, N.D. — His target just out of sight, Kent Ridl leaned into the left turn until his plane found itself once again on a straight...
July 28, 2016 - 6:00am
July 24, 2016
Wave of prospective drone pilots expected to seek out regional testing centers in coming months
GRAND FORKS -- Come Aug. 29, the Federal Aviation Administration testing center at the University of North Dakota is expected to get a little...
July 24, 2016 - 12:12am
July 9, 2016
Lunch series aims to connect Grand Forks area business community to drones
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Creating connections between local businesses and the growing drone industry in Grand Forks is the driving force behind...
July 9, 2016 - 6:04pm
July 5, 2016
Tracking together: Pairing dogs, drones latest research effort by Grand Forks area law enforcement
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—After taking a deep sniff from a plastic baggie, Daisy bolted into the thick prairie brush in search of her target. Meanwhile,...
July 5, 2016 - 6:00am
June 12, 2016
Thousands protest against drones at US Air Force base in Germany
BERLIN - Several thousand demonstrators formed a human chain along the perimeter of a U.S. Air Force Base in southwest Germany on Saturday in protest against drone operations by the United States. The demonstration was organized by the alliance "Stop Ramstein - No Drone War", which...
News/Nation and World
June 12, 2016 - 12:06am
June 11, 2016
Report finds decrease in drone sightings nationwide, says education likely is a factor
GRAND FORKS -- A new look at federal data cataloguing 582 sightings of unmanned aircraft by aviation personnel and the public has revealed those sightings have decreased over time. The Academy of Model Aeronautic released an analysis this week that reports monthly sightings of unmanned...
June 11, 2016 - 4:41pm
June 1, 2016
Grand Forks drone companies announce partnerships, expansion
GRAND FORKS -- Two Grand Forks companies are forging partnerships beyond the state border in hopes of capturing a larger share of the fast-growing unmanned aircraft systems market. Aerial inspection and photography company SkySkopes announced Wednesday it had formed an alliance with...
June 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
May 21, 2016
More research projects featuring drones get OK from UND committee
GRAND FORKS -- University of North Dakota faculty members are planning to use a rural piece of university property to conduct research utilizing unmanned aircraft to train law enforcement officers and map vegetation. Oakville Prairie, an area with more than 900 acres of land about...
May 21, 2016 - 9:16pm