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West Nile cases confirmed in LaMoure, Barnes counties
U.S. Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote
Hedderich's building in downtown Williston burns for second time in 2 weeks
Mott to lose National Guard unit; final formation planned for Saturday
Body of boater missing since June recovered
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nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
DHS students win national TSA awards
Dickinson has its own song: lyrics written by Mexican troubadour Roman Sanchez
A recipe for lasting marriage: 'He takes care of me, and I take care of him'
Stroh takes 14th in saddle bronc riding at National High School Finals Rodeo
Vikings put Latavius Murray on PUP list, Sharrif Floyd on non-football injury list
Twins finalize trade with Braves for Jaime Garcia
Reinforcements have Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano excited for season
Vikings' backup quarterback Case Keenum relishes extra reps
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
Port: Over 94 percent of Heidi Heitkamp’s second quarter fundraising came from outside ND
Column: Drought, an old foe, returns in strength
Veeder: This rugged, imperfect place
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Robert Leroy Lowenstein
Stanley Orin Oberg
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
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July 12, 2014
Amazon seeks FAA permission to test drones outdoors near Seattle
SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon.com Inc is seeking permission from U.S. regulators to test its delivery drones near Seattle, as part of a rapid expansion of a program that has sparked widespread debate over the safety and privacy implications of drone technology. Chief Executive Jeff Bezos...
July 12, 2014 - 12:26am
June 24, 2014
Support for unmanned aircraft use varies by activity, study finds
GRAND FORKS — When it comes to unmanned aircraft buzzing through North Dakota skies, researchers at the University of North Dakota have found residents support some uses more than others in a new study. While residents were overwhelmingly in support of using UAS for search and...
June 24, 2014 - 11:32pm
UAS Summit kicks off in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS — Hundreds of members of the unmanned aircraft systems industry have landed in Grand Forks for the 8th annual UAS Action Summit. This year’s summit, organized by the Red River Valley Research Corridor, is expected to draw between 350 and 400 exhibitors to the Alerus...
June 24, 2014 - 11:14pm
June 21, 2014
Where does the wind go: Adams Co. turbines may need more land
HETTINGER — “Wild is the wind,” jazz artist Nina Simone sang. Indeed, building infrastructure around free-flowing wind for its energy...
June 21, 2014 - 11:38pm
June 4, 2014
Fargo airport creates own fire force: Air Guard loss means loss of firefighters
FARGO — For years, Hector International Airport has been protected by firefighting crews from the North Dakota Air National Guard base. That...
June 4, 2014 - 12:26am
May 18, 2014
New Bakken workers? Oil, gas industry shows interest in drones
“Drone central.” “The Silicon Valley for unmanned aircraft.” North Dakota. With the oil and gas industry in the western side of the state always looking to be more efficient, and ongoing research at the University of North Dakota on the eastern edge, North Dakota could...
May 18, 2014 - 12:17am
April 21, 2014
Western ND airports make pitch for help to FAA
WILLISTON — Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta didn’t bring his checkbook to western North Dakota on Monday, but...
April 21, 2014 - 9:53pm
FAA administrator coming to North Dakota
WASHINGTON — The head of the Federal Aviation Administration is coming to North Dakota, the state’s senators announced Thursday. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta will visit Grand Forks and Williston on Monday with Sens. Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven, according to a press release. “In...
April 21, 2014 - 12:21pm
April 18, 2014
FAA administrator coming to North Dakota
WASHINGTON -- The head of the Federal Aviation Administration is coming to North Dakota, the state’s senators announced Thursday. FAA Administrator Michael Hueta will visit Grand Forks and Williston on Monday with Sens. Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven, according to a press release....
April 18, 2014 - 11:00am
April 12, 2014
UAS test site projects in the works for North Dakota
GRAND FORKS — After the pomp and circumstance of last year’s event announcing North Dakota had been designated one of national six test sites for unmanned aerial systems, the real work is set to begin. Officials have submitted applications for certificate of authorization, or...
April 12, 2014 - 11:12pm
March 29, 2014
Grand Forks County gets permission to fly drones at night
GRAND FORKS — Grand Forks County Sheriff Bob Rost announced Friday that his department is the first law enforcement agency in the nation granted federal authorization to fly unmanned aircraft throughout its jurisdiction. In a partnership with the University of North Dakota’s...
March 29, 2014 - 10:43pm
March 15, 2014
Fargo skyscraper a “presumed hazard’ to air traffic
FARGO — If downtown developers here want to build a 312-foot skyscraper on Broadway, the Federal Aviation Administration might have some issues with it. Kilbourne Group, the downtown development firm headed by former software magnate Doug Burgum, is proposing a mixed-use tower...
March 15, 2014 - 11:43pm
March 8, 2014
UND opposes air traffic control decision: FAA ending preference for college grads
GRAND FORKS — The Federal Aviation Administration has leveled the playing field for anyone wanting to work as an air traffic controller. But is that a good thing? Instead of giving preferential treatment to people with degrees in the field, as of February, anyone can be considered...
March 8, 2014 - 10:06pm
January 31, 2014
Minnesota company’s drone beer delivery is a no-no, FAA says
A Minnesota beer maker wants drones to help anglers remotely replenish their stocks of beer, but the government is saying no. For now. The Federal Aviation Administration informed Lakemaid Beer that it currently prohibits small businesses from using drones shortly after the...
January 31, 2014 - 4:40pm
January 23, 2014
Cheers, challenges for UAS project
GRAND FORKS — The Federal Aviation Administration’s latest outline of how it will regulate unmanned aerial systems, including at the new federal testing site proposed at the Grand Forks Air Force Base, might not necessarily make the flowering of new unmanned flights feasible. That...
January 23, 2014 - 11:30pm