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Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
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Irish singers headline concert series
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U.S. breast cancer deaths drop; rate among white women falls most
DSU wide receiver Brown has seen the ‘whole spectrum’
Area high school football coaches react to new realignment
Heart River Cougars find footing at end of season
Killdeer faces familiar foe in Velva-Sawyer to open playoffs
Hunting license change means less local business
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
LETTER: Who is "Vote Right 36?"
COLUMN: Despite Trump, demotic protest politics doesn't always fail
PORT: Democratic candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the Public Service Commission
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New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
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Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
September 17, 2016
Coal mine using drone for land surveys
BISMARCK—A North Dakota coal mine is the first surface mine in the country to use a drone to conduct land surveys that can cover 500 acres...
September 17, 2016 - 9:22pm
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
June 1, 2016
Grand Forks drone companies announce partnerships, expansion
GRAND FORKS -- Two Grand Forks companies are forging partnerships beyond the state border in hopes of capturing a larger share of the fast-growing unmanned aircraft systems market. Aerial inspection and photography company SkySkopes announced Wednesday it had formed an alliance with...
June 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
May 31, 2016
General Atomics forging partnerships with new training facility
GRAND FORKS -- General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has inked two contracts that could spark collaborative efforts at its new training facility under construction near Grand Forks. General Atomics, which manufactures unmanned aircraft such as the Predator and Reaper lines, will...
May 31, 2016 - 10:18pm
May 18, 2016
Researchers concerned unmanned aircraft data in study could be public record
GRAND FORKS -- Uncertainty surrounding the public availability of data from research partially paid for by state dollars has a University of North Dakota committee exploring a request for an attorney general ruling on the matter. The school's Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research Ethics...
May 18, 2016 - 7:43pm
May 11, 2016
Norwegian drone firm eyes Grand Forks for U.S. location
GRAND FORKS -- After a February visit to North Dakota, a Norwegian unmanned aircraft systems manufacturing firm is back again and is looking to jump into the area's existing business climate. Leaders from Robot Aviation arrived in Grand Forks this week for a site visit that includes...
May 11, 2016 - 3:10pm
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 19, 2016
Legislation could benefit North Dakota drone industry; House version lags
GRAND FORKS -- The U.S. Senate passed its version of the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill Tuesday, which includes legislation benefiting unmanned aircraft research efforts in North Dakota. Among them are a five-year extension for the FAA's test site program, which...
April 19, 2016 - 10:11pm
April 16, 2016
Photography with drones soars
GRAND FORKS -- Putting a camera in the air is proving to be a popular business model nationwide for operators of unmanned aircraft. An analysis released this week by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, an industry trade group, found aerial photography led as...
April 16, 2016 - 10:06pm
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 23, 2016
Rising star: UAS researchers converge on Hillsboro for testing cameras, software
HILLSBORO, N.D. -- With a shout of "clear," an unmanned aircraft shot up from the gravel road Monday and armed with a camera, floated toward...
February 23, 2016 - 8:51pm
February 18, 2016
Airborne ambitions, Group flies multiple unmanned aircraft at once for first time at Grand Sky
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Three unmanned aircraft buzzed overhead for less than 15 minutes Thursday, but the short flight marked a milestone for their...
February 18, 2016 - 7:39pm
September 23, 2015
Businesses say North Dakota friendly to UAS industry
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- When it comes to doing business in North Dakota, members of the unmanned aircraft systems industry say it's the openness and passion state officials and residents show for the technology that brings them here. Representatives from four companies elaborated...
September 23, 2015 - 11:46pm
May 22, 2015
First North Dakota-made unmanned aircraft unveiled
WAHPETON — The first commercially produced unmanned aircraft in North Dakota rolled off the assembly line Friday in Wahpeton. The aircraft is the product of a partnership between manufacturer ComDel Innovation and Altavian and was produced in ComDel’s manufacturing plant, according...
May 22, 2015 - 11:03pm