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Trump tells Canada, Mexico he'll renegotiate, not end NAFTA
Forever a big deal: The Rock will host a celebration of Dalton James’ life
Celebration of Scholars to be held Saturday at DSU
S.Korea, U.S. warn of punishment for N.Korea; U.S. stresses sanctions
Burgum signs county social services takeover bill
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Rock art ‘bugs’ come to life
Should pregnant mothers hang up their cell phones?
New study analyzes student loan refinancing process
Enjoy pizza, meet storybook characters; proceeds going toward Imagination Library
Twins miss out on sweep of Rangers, as Santiago mourns
COTTON: A requiem for those fired at ESPN, and what it means for journalism
Wild ponder long-term contracts for Granlund, Neiderreiter
Vikings will look again to have success outside first round
UND-NDSU Nickel Trophy may soon reside in Bismarck
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Port: That wasn’t slut shaming, and we need to talk about this double standard for female victims
Port: Burgum faces tax hike quandary while Heitkamp report reveals interesting numbers
McFeely: NDSU rejects land swap
Port: House members laugh as they vote down 'Dollar Doug' amendment
Frank H. Schafer, Jr.
Theodore M. Hecker
Mary Margaret Wolf
Mary Margaret Wolf
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Perfecting 'Players': Restaurant manager on delicious mission
Worlds Greatest City Wide Garage Sale
Honoring our Firefighters
May 11, 2016
Norwegian drone firm eyes Grand Forks for U.S. location
GRAND FORKS -- After a February visit to North Dakota, a Norwegian unmanned aircraft systems manufacturing firm is back again and is looking to jump into the area's existing business climate. Leaders from Robot Aviation arrived in Grand Forks this week for a site visit that includes...
May 11, 2016 - 3:10pm
May 3, 2016
‘Oil Capital’ looking to drones, other innovations
TIOGA – A city that has found prosperity in the ground is looking to the sky to diversify its economy. Tioga’s Economic Development Corp....
May 3, 2016 - 9:40pm
April 19, 2016
Legislation could benefit North Dakota drone industry; House version lags
GRAND FORKS -- The U.S. Senate passed its version of the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill Tuesday, which includes legislation benefiting unmanned aircraft research efforts in North Dakota. Among them are a five-year extension for the FAA's test site program, which...
April 19, 2016 - 10:11pm
April 18, 2016
County law unit gets permission to fly drones nationwide
GRAND FORKS -- A Grand Forks law enforcement unit now has clearance to fly unmanned aircraft nationwide. The Northeast Region Unmanned Aircraft Systems Unit announced Monday that it received permission for national flight in the form of a certificate of authorization granted by the...
April 18, 2016 - 8:08pm
April 16, 2016
Photography with drones soars
GRAND FORKS -- Putting a camera in the air is proving to be a popular business model nationwide for operators of unmanned aircraft. An analysis released this week by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, an industry trade group, found aerial photography led as...
April 16, 2016 - 10:06pm
April 9, 2016
FAA reviewing recommendations for flying drones directly over people
GRAND FORKS -- Recommendations from a federal rulemaking committee could pave the way for unmanned aircraft to fly directly over people, which local operators say translates to progress for the industry. The Federal Aviation Administration released a report earlier this week detailing...
April 9, 2016 - 3:58pm
March 31, 2016
Drone research efforts in N.D. attract $3M in federal funding
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Regional efforts to research integrating unmanned aircraft into national airspace received a funding boost Thursday to the tune of $3 million. The U.S. Department of Defense funding will be invested at Grand Forks Air Force Base and Fargo's Hector International...
March 31, 2016 - 7:09pm
March 24, 2016
FAA forecast predicts drones sales could reach 7 million by 2020
GRAND FORKS -- More than 7 million small unmanned aircraft are predicted to fly off U.S. store shelves or arrive on doorsteps by 2020, according to a forecast released Thursday by the Federal Aviation Administration. In its Aerospace Forecast for fiscal years 2016 to 2036, the agency...
March 24, 2016 - 9:27pm
January 20, 2016
45,000 farmers get drones, Some likely to apply to FAA for proper certificates to use UAS in farm operation
JAMESTOWN -- An estimated 45,000 farmers across the United States received a drone or unmanned aerial system for Christmas, according to Kris...
January 20, 2016 - 5:47pm
January 8, 2016
Airport makes Williston a caution zone for drones
WILLISTON, N.D. — If you’re planning to fly a drone in the Williston city limits, your first call had better be to airport manager Steven Kjergaard. That’s because the FAA has declared that drones should not be flown within 5 miles of an airport without notification and, since...
January 8, 2016 - 2:51pm
December 23, 2015
Unmanned aircraft prove popular gifts; Companies urge new users to exercise caution
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- As many rush to finish their Christmas shopping, there's a good chance some of the last-minute gifts flying off the shelves...
December 23, 2015 - 11:50pm
December 14, 2015
Start date for required unmanned aircraft registration announced
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A registration system required for small unmanned aircraft used for hobby and recreational purposes will go live next week, the Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday. The launch of the system, aimed at aircraft weighing between 0.55 and 55 pounds, comes...
News/Nation and World
December 14, 2015 - 9:55pm
November 19, 2015
After being used to search for missing hunter, sheriff says drones serve to help the public
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A missing hunter in Walsh County brought the use of unmanned aircraft for public good into the spotlight earlier this month. The Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office operated the aircraft during the search for Grand Forks resident Travis Vorachek, one of several...
November 19, 2015 - 11:30pm
October 10, 2015
Drone applications discussed at DSU
The buzz of aerial drones may soon be heard over western North Dakota’s farms and Badlands. Robert Becklund, executive director of the...
October 10, 2015 - 12:06am
September 14, 2015
Solve rogue drone's collision-risk problem
GRAND FORKS-- “Grand future” is right. The more one learns about the unmanned aerial systems industry in Grand Forks, the more one senses the excitement and realizes that the headline over today’s feature about the Grand Sky aviation business park is dead on. Which is absolutely...
September 14, 2015 - 8:19pm