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Devils Lake considers 'caregiver units' to help those needing medical care
Police shootings echo through criminology classrooms
How will it end? Experts weigh in on possible outcomes of Dakota Access Pipeline protest
Facebook developing artificial intelligence to flag offensive live videos
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Big stage, big performance for UND
NELSON: Experience counts, ask Richmond
KOLPACK: Tough guy Stumpf is playing at an all-American level
SCHNEPF: Cinderella San Diego unable to 'shock the world' against NDSU
No. 2-ranked Aggies put clamps on Titans
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
Esther E. Will
Lesa D. Saunders-Dicus
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
November 18, 2016
Drone test site sees sharp growth in flights
GRAND FORKS — The federal government's choice of North Dakota as one of six unmanned aircraft test sites in late 2013 was greeted with...
November 18, 2016 - 3:43pm
October 8, 2016
Small airports could be next focus of North Dakota's drone industry
NORTHWOOD, N.D. — As North Dakota continues to forge a reputation as a hub of drone activity, the potential of the technology is reaching small airports in the region. As the site of a major drone research project, Hillsboro Municipal Airport has become an example that local...
October 8, 2016 - 11:12pm
August 24, 2016
Drone flights showcase next generation of aircraft, uses at Grand Forks summit
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Bill Fredericks and his staff drove 28 hours to Grand Forks from Virginia to watch their unmanned aircraft take flight...
August 24, 2016 - 11:24pm
August 23, 2016
More than 200 students enrolled in unmanned aircraft program at UND, and Kennedy wants bigger footprint
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—If University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy has his way, unmanned aircraft systems technology will be a common tool across the university. Kennedy spoke Tuesday during the 2016 UAS Summit and Expo in Grand Forks and highlighted what the school has...
August 23, 2016 - 11:43pm
August 22, 2016
Region drone research efforts showcased in Hillsboro, N.D.
HILLSBORO, N.D.—It's been a busy summer for an Israeli unmanned aircraft that has spent its time flying over land in Traill and Steele counties for research efforts. The Hermes 450 aircraft and its crew were lauded Monday by local and regional leaders who noted the flights were...
August 22, 2016 - 8:01pm
August 20, 2016
Drone hobbyists in Grand Forks host races
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Jakee Stoltz and Matt Henry spend their workdays flying a variety of drones for researchers in Grand Forks, but they don't put the controllers down when they clock out for the day. The pair are behind a chapter of recreational drone racers that is taking shape...
August 20, 2016 - 6:09pm
August 8, 2016
North Dakota drone effort lauded at White House workshop
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Accomplishments made with unmanned aircraft systems in North Dakota were recognized recently during a workshop hosted...
August 8, 2016 - 10:24am
August 1, 2016
Raytheon executives visit Grand Forks, hear pitch for North Dakota expansion
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Business and political leaders spent Monday making the case for a large defense contractor to consider expanding to Grand Forks. Executives from Raytheon, which manufactures numerous products including sensing systems for large unmanned aircraft systems, listened...
August 1, 2016 - 10:11pm
July 28, 2016
Eye in the sky: Civil Air Patrol volunteers track research drone from the air
HILLSBORO, N.D. — His target just out of sight, Kent Ridl leaned into the left turn until his plane found itself once again on a straight...
July 28, 2016 - 6:00am
July 27, 2016
Dedication of Robin Hall marks continued growth of unmanned aircraft opportunities at UND
GRAND FORKS—It was hard to tell whose smile stretched the farthest Tuesday among supporters at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Robin Hall,...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
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
July 9, 2016
Lunch series aims to connect Grand Forks area business community to drones
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Creating connections between local businesses and the growing drone industry in Grand Forks is the driving force behind...
July 9, 2016 - 6:04pm
July 5, 2016
Tracking together: Pairing dogs, drones latest research effort by Grand Forks area law enforcement
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—After taking a deep sniff from a plastic baggie, Daisy bolted into the thick prairie brush in search of her target. Meanwhile,...
July 5, 2016 - 6:00am
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
December 23, 2015
Unmanned aircraft prove popular gifts; Companies urge new users to exercise caution
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- As many rush to finish their Christmas shopping, there's a good chance some of the last-minute gifts flying off the shelves...
December 23, 2015 - 11:50pm