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Tribe grabs break in weather in hopes of clearing out camp by Sunday
Police Blotter: Man removed from Maverick's after threatening staff
Cramer: Boycott of Donald Trump inauguration is 'very troubling,' but he didn't attend Obama's last event
No suspension but fine increases for liquor license violations
Dickinson airport yearly boardings drop 60 percent
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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
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'
5 Ways to Ensure Your Small Business is In Lending Shape in 2017
Dickinson State softball picked No. 21 in NAIA preseason poll
Dickinson State football, track and field add signees
Liggins, Honeyman earn NSAA honors
Bo Jackson expresses concern for Panthers' Newton
Steelers coach Tomlin apologizes; WR Brown to face discipline
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Jacobs: NDSU's Bresciani notes 'unusual' ND media environment in application for Ohio job
BENSON: A monarchy in America
OMDAHL: A high tech governor offers great promise
Susie A. Fettig
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 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. An initial May 26 informational meeting drew about 20 people at the...
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
February 15, 2016
Aviation industry split over air traffic control reform
GRAND FORKS -- In several darkened rooms on the University of North Dakota campus last week, students were monitoring planes taxiing down a virtual runway. They're part of the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences' air traffic control program. A number of them were using projector...
February 15, 2016 - 5:00pm
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
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