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U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
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ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
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August 14, 2017
UAS Summit to focus more on commercial use, experts say
GRAND FORKS — Experts say an upcoming conference that attracts hundreds in the unmanned aircraft sector in Grand Forks will focus more...
August 14, 2017 - 6:44pm
Pentagon may allow military bases to shoot down threatening drones
GRAND FORKS — The Pentagon has approved a policy that allows military bases to defend themselves against invasive and threatening unmanned...
August 14, 2017 - 7:07am
August 11, 2017
North Dakota has invested big money in drones, when will it pay off?
GRAND FORKS — Over the last decade, Grand Forks has become increasingly tied to the drone industry, so much so that a drone has appeared...
August 11, 2017 - 8:16pm
July 10, 2017
Charges dismissed against drone operator who documented protests
MANDAN, N.D. — Criminal charges against a well-known drone operator, who documented the Dakota Access Pipeline protests, were dismissed...
July 10, 2017 - 6:07pm
May 8, 2017
Beyond line of sight drone flights could begin this summer at UAS park near Grand Forks
DALLAS—An unmanned aircraft park near Grand Forks will begin flying large drones beyond the visual line of sight this summer after securing...
May 8, 2017 - 4:51pm
February 20, 2017
Taking flight: SkySkopes opens first-of-its-kind drone academy to public
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota's first-of-its-kind drone academy open to the public is ready to accept potential unmanned aircraft system...
February 20, 2017 - 4:36pm
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