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Ag groups urge Trump to stick with NAFTA
Mattress murderer pleads guilty to stabbing in ND prison weight room
Canadian man held in Grand Forks charged with human smuggling
At ND's only Youth Court, kids hold other kids accountable
Legislators OK funding for Oil Patch
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
Defense defines 2017 NFL Draft
Kolpack: A photo of Janis Thompson would be worth a million memories to her sister
Former Eagles QB Jaworski says Wentz 'shouldn't have any input' in Eagles' 2017 draft
Izzo: NDSU's top five NFL-bound opponents from 2016-17 season
'Beast Mode' returns: Lynch set to join Raiders after trade from Seahawks
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
Mary Margaret Wolf
Ervin William Hellman, Sr.
Walter, Elizabeth "Betty Ann"
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
March 10, 2017
FAA approves night flights for ND drone unit to fly across the nation
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—The Federal Aviation Administration has given drone pilots with the Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office permission to...
March 10, 2017 - 10:53pm
March 6, 2017
ND sheriff blasts FAA for Super Bowl’s drone flights while county waits for approval
GRAND FORKS — The Grand Forks County sheriff wants to know why the Federal Aviation Administration hasn’t approved a waiver for law enforcement...
March 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
February 21, 2017
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
GRAND FORKS — A regional electricity provider will work with the Federal Aviation Administration to help form policies for inspecting...
February 21, 2017 - 2:32pm
February 5, 2017
Lady Gaga Super Bowl halftime show to feature hundreds of drones
LOS ANGELES -- Lady Gaga's Super Bowl 51 halftime show Sunday, Feb. 5, will light up the sky with a coordinated swarm of several hundred aerial...
February 5, 2017 - 10:32am
December 28, 2016
Feds approve beyond line of sight flights for drone at Grand Forks test site
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A group of researchers in Grand Forks can now fly unmanned aircraft to new lengths — beyond what their eyes can...
December 28, 2016 - 9:53pm
September 7, 2016
Dickinson airport receives $675,000 from FAA
WASHINGTON -- The Dickinson Municipal Airport Authority received a $675,000 grant Wednesday that’ll go toward rehabilitating the runway and...
September 7, 2016 - 12:11pm
August 29, 2016
Watford City airport receives $300,000 grant
Watford City airport receives $300,000 grant WATFORD CITY—North Dakota's Congressional delegation announced Monday that the Watford City Airport Authority will receive a $300,000 grant. The money will fund an environmental assessment to evaluate potential environmental impacts...
August 29, 2016 - 7:03pm
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
June 12, 2016
Large UAV test meetings set
HILLSBORO -- The North Dakota State University Extension Service is starting a series of public meetings to keep farmers and others informed about the results of a large unmanned aerial vehicle data-gathering test.
June 12, 2016 - 10:35pm
May 7, 2016
FAA expands access to unmanned aircraft for students
NEW ORLEANS -- A federal announcement this week that promotes students using unmanned aircraft as part of their education is drawing praise nationwide, including from University of North Dakota students and faculty. Michael Huerta, administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration,...
News/Nation and World
May 7, 2016 - 9:17pm
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
March 11, 2016
UND gets federal OK to collect data with unmanned aircraft for commercial purposes
GRAND FORKS -- The University of North Dakota can now take pictures and video from unmanned aircraft for commercial use, but federal officials aren't ready to let the school get into the business of unmanned flight training just yet. The university submitted a petition in August asking...
March 11, 2016 - 4:51pm
March 4, 2016
Test site, NDSU receive OK to fly mid-sized unmanned aircraft for research
HILLSBORO, N.D. -- A 20-foot-long unmanned aircraft has been cleared to take off by the Federal Aviation Administration for an agricultural research project this summer near Hillsboro. The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced Friday the Hermes 450 has received approval to...
March 4, 2016 - 3:48pm