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Driver liability bill attracts opposition in North Dakota legislative committee
U.S. air strike kills more than 100 al Qaeda members
Trump, sworn in as U.S. president, promises to put 'America First'
'House of Cards' Season 5 sets premiere date
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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
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Manziel claims sobriety, wants another chance with NFL
DHS wrestling flies past Jamestown
Dickinson High boys basketball survives against Bismarck
Demons stifle Midgets' offense
Heart River downs Trinity with last-minute free throws
Port: He was a terrible president
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
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
August 5, 2015
Report: Real estate, aerial photography top uses for new unmanned aircrafts
By Brandi Jewett GRAND FORKS — It’s been three months since Shutter Pilots received the green light to fly unmanned aircraft commercially, and founder Mike Mabin said interest in the aerial photography company’s services is growing. Shutter Pilots uses footage recorded from...
August 5, 2015 - 11:39pm
July 13, 2015
Bismarck area company uses drones for 3-D imagery
BISMARCK, N.D. -- A combined love of photos and flying led a local marketing company to purchase its first drone about a year ago. Now...
July 13, 2015 - 10:28am
May 12, 2015
Hoeven introduces bill for interim UAS rules
GRAND FORKS — U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., introduced legislation Tuesday to set temporary guidelines for operating small commercial unmanned aircraft systems while the Federal Aviation Administration develops more permanent rules for the new technology. Hoeven introduced the...
May 12, 2015 - 9:26pm
April 14, 2015
Northrop Grumman signs on at unmanned aviation tech park; groundbreaking set for September
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Northrop Grumman has made it official. The major aerospace and defense company plans to break ground on a facility in the new Grand Sky unmanned aerial systems tech park in September after signing a lease Monday, North Dakota's U.S. senators announced Tuesday....
April 14, 2015 - 7:58pm
April 10, 2015
Law enforcement, economic development concerned over unmanned aircraft bill
BISMARCK - A bill setting some ground rules for North Dakota law enforcement's use of unmanned aircraft is headed to Gov. Jack Dalrymple's desk....
April 10, 2015 - 8:10pm
April 9, 2015
Unmanned surveillance bill on way to governor’s desk
BISMARCK – A bill limiting law enforcement’s use of unmanned aerial systems for surveillance has cleared its final hurdle in the North Dakota...
April 9, 2015 - 6:21pm
March 28, 2015
FAA eases restrictions on commercial drones
BISMARCK — While they currently work at a marketing firm in Bismarck, Mike Mabin and Ed Sargeant are looking to unmanned aircraft to expand their business portfolio. The pair, along with Mabin’s son Alexander Mabin, founded Shutter Pilots last fall, a business that will combine...
March 28, 2015 - 9:12pm
Farmers hopeful about drone rules
GRAND FORKS — New proposed rules for unmanned aerial vehicles on farms offer improvements, but no immediate fix for farmers anxious to use them routinely to help make their farming operations more efficient. The Federal Aviation Administration on Feb. 16 released a set of rules...
February 28, 2015 - 10:37pm
February 16, 2015
Drone manufacturing headed to ND
WAHPETON — The drones are coming, the drones are coming. ComDel Innovation, a Wahpeton company, teamed up with a Gainesville, Fla.-based Unmanned Aerial Systems company to manufacture the first commercial drones in the state. It’s the first manufacturing agreement...
February 16, 2015 - 11:12pm
February 11, 2015
ND drone research area expanded
GRAND FORKS — Even more of North Dakota is now a testing ground for unmanned aircraft following a decision Wednesday from the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA approved a request by the Northern Plains Unmanned Aerial Systems Test Site to conduct unmanned aircraft system...
February 11, 2015 - 10:26pm