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Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
Drones involved in two pipeline protest criminal cases
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Letter: Measure 4 doesn't have enough specifics
Eric Ross Abraham
Kenneth "Ken" Gerving
Anne Short Johnson
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
Federal Aviation Administration
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
January 14, 2016
New runway in the sights for Dickinson airport
The Dickinson Airport Authority board debated the prospect of a new runway at the Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport during its regular meeting Thursday. The board commented multiple times that the airport’s runway had been heavily run down with air traffic during the...
January 14, 2016 - 9:43pm
November 13, 2015
Bowman County Commission looks at feasibility of old airport conversion
BOWMAN -- The Bowman County Commission met for a special meeting Friday morning to hear the results of a feasibility study regarding converting the space of the old Bowman County Municipal Airport into an industrial park. Commissioner Ken Steiner said Gilmore Planning consultant...
November 13, 2015 - 11:21pm
September 23, 2015
Williston gets $27 million federal grant for airport
WILLISTON, N.D. – Williston will receive $27 million in Federal Aviation Administration funding to relocate and expand its airport in response to rapid growth. Williston’s Sloulin Field International Airport has seen boardings grow from 7,800 in 2007 to more than 120,000 in...
September 23, 2015 - 4:16pm
April 2, 2015
ND Senate approves limits on law enforcement UAS
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The North Dakota Senate passed legislation Thursday to place limits on law enforcement's use of unmanned aerial systems for surveillance despite concerns that it would impede the state's blossoming industry. Under House Bill 1328, information obtained from...
April 2, 2015 - 8:56pm
Airplane’s crash landing under investigation in Williston
WILLISTON, N.D. – A small engine aircraft crashed Wednesday at Williston’s Sloulin Field International Airport when the landing gear failed to lower, but no one was hurt, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said Thursday. The 1962 Beechcraft Baron fixed wing airplane, which was...
April 2, 2015 - 8:15pm
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
March 25, 2015
FAA approves expansion of military training area
Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday approved the expansion of a military bombing training area, the final step for the project that spans...
March 25, 2015 - 8:08pm
February 26, 2015
2 planes slide off Williston airport strip
WILLISTON — After two airplanes slid off the taxiway at Sloulin Field International Airport under icy conditions earlier this week, the Williston City Commission has approved buying more than $51,000 in anti-ice equipment. Airport Manager Steven Kjergaard said the equipment was...
February 26, 2015 - 11:45pm
Growing with flexibility: Dickinson airport upgrades could cost up to $150M, KLJ says
Dickinson’s only airport is too small and handles too many passengers, those who operate the facility said Thursday. However, updates to the...
September 26, 2014 - 12:17am
August 28, 2014
Sinner brings House Whip to Air Force base
GRAND FORKS — House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer received a peek into the present and future development of unmanned aircraft technologies during a Thursday tour of Grand Forks Air Force Base. Hoyer, D-Maryland, was invited to North Dakota by Sen. George Sinner, D-Fargo, to hear...
August 28, 2014 - 11:23pm
August 2, 2014
Kenmare man crashes airplane into hay bale at Beach airport
An airplane has crashed at the Beach airport, according to a press release. Thomas Mau, Kenmare, was flying the aircraft Friday from his hometown to Beach, according to the North Dakota State Highway Patrol. As he was landing he lost control, and the plane went off the runway into...
August 2, 2014 - 6:32pm
August 1, 2014
DOT grants $10.5M to Minot airport
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded nearly $10.5 million in grants to the Minot International Airport, according to a press release. The funds will go toward the airport’s runway and apron project. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., announced in May the airport...
August 1, 2014 - 11:04pm
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