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Wrong winner first announced at Oscars, but it’s ‘Moonlight' for best picture
Major shrimp growing, processing operation to begin in Minnesota
Trump to unveil health care plan details Tuesday
Father, who lost 3 children in ND fire, is in Twin Cities burn unit
Minnesota baby found safe after possible abduction
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
Promoting beef: Sharon Kickertz-Gerbig named CattleWomen regional director
Winning the golden ticket: Dickinson State to present 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Vacation with a purpose: Volunteers needed for a service trip to Zimbabwe
Big Wild trade makes it look like team is going for it all
May hoping to earn spot in Twins starting rotation
Kurt Busch finally wins Daytona 500 on 17th try
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Ted Takasaki offers walleye tips and techniques
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Veeder: Door always open to home of old friend
Port: Officers handled #NoDAPL protests with honor, dignity
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Ankar Valery Hanson
Leo G. Stockert
Maynard V. Wanner
Donna Mae Hewson
Heidt and Horner plan wedding
Kristianson and Kilwein
Olson and Steffan
Engagement: Pottorff and Schank
Hospital now certified as ‘acute stroke ready,’ with new processes, training and effective drug
New hair salon opens in Sentinel Butte
Diamond Truck Equipment serves more three generations of customers
Filling a need in Beach
Revamping New England one pipe and ordinance at a time
Honoring our Firefighters
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