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Dick Gregory, cutting-edge satirist and uncompromising activist, dies at 84
Grand Forks 'Love Wins' rally protests violence in Charlottesville
Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club loses its ninth big charity event this week
Jack Hoeven, father of US Sen. John Hoeven, dies
Death in Charlottesville, Va., stirs reaction in Leith, ND
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
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
Woodworking-- a creative outlet
Northern Plains Ethnic Festival -- a mix of cultures
New preschool to open
Georgia Chrome headed north
Schneider Sisters -- melodies for the bandshell
Twins hall inductee Michael Cuddyer on umpires, chemistry, Byron Buxton
Berrios, Twins shut out Diamondbacks
Busch dominates for ninth NASCAR Xfinity win at Bristol
Cook moves closer to being starter
UND stuns NDSU with 1-0 women's soccer victory
Trump terrible, but Democrats impotent
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
Anniversary trip brings clarity on marriage
Incontinence shouldn't block people from seeking medical help
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September 29, 2014
Deputies nab suspects using unmanned aircraft in first-ever night flight
GRAND FORKS — The Grand Forks Sheriff’s Department apprehended its first set of suspects using an unmanned aircraft at night after a traffic stop and foot chase Sunday. The flight marks the first nighttime mission the agency has flown, and officials say it could...
September 29, 2014 - 9:12pm
September 11, 2014
Big Iron opener comes amid harvest worries: Farmers deal with crop, marketing uncertainties
WEST FARGO — The annual Big Iron Farm Show has operated among euphoric times with strong agricultural prices many times in the past. Not this...
September 11, 2014 - 10:05pm
August 19, 2014
Drones shown off as ag’s next big thing: Technology being on display at Dakotafest
By Marcus Traxler Forum News Service MITCHELL, S.D. — After seeing one in action, Duane Lunne could see himself buying a drone. The Dallas,...
August 19, 2014 - 11:49pm
August 2, 2014
Other Views: UAS potential captivating, but rules need to be in place
We’re captivated by the futuristic potential of unmanned aircraft. Whether it’s bird-sized machines that capture heretofore unseen views of scenery and wildlife, or airplane-sized vehicles that do jobs manned crafts did in the past, we appreciate the impact drones will soon have...
August 2, 2014 - 8:09pm
July 4, 2014
Capturing the power of the sun
BISMARCK — What goes up may not necessarily have to come down if a Fargo firm successfully develops drones that would fly nonstop by harnessing...
July 4, 2014 - 11:12pm
June 27, 2014
Panelists debate legal, ethical use of unmanned aircraft system
By Brandi Jewett Forum News Service GRAND FORKS — Questions surrounding the legal, moral and ethical use of unmanned aircraft systems continue to multiply as businesses and individuals discover more uses for these devices. There are still gray areas, but a four-person panel attempted...
June 27, 2014 - 11:19pm
June 25, 2014
UAS poised to replace human inspectors on pipelines, turbines
GRAND FORKS — The days of observing hundreds of miles of oil pipeline from a plane or dangling 200 feet in the air from a wind tower may soon...
June 25, 2014 - 11:27pm
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
UAS Summit kicks off in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS — Hundreds of members of the unmanned aircraft systems industry have landed in Grand Forks for the 8th annual UAS Action Summit. This year’s summit, organized by the Red River Valley Research Corridor, is expected to draw between 350 and 400 exhibitors to the Alerus...
June 24, 2014 - 11:14pm
June 20, 2014
Drones banned at all national parks
Visitors and workers on National Park Service land have encountered something unexpected when looking up to the skies -- drones. Prompted by recent sightings in national parks, all types of unmanned aircraft were banned Friday from 84 million acres of National Park Service land...
June 20, 2014 - 4:43pm
March 29, 2014
Grand Forks County gets permission to fly drones at night
GRAND FORKS — Grand Forks County Sheriff Bob Rost announced Friday that his department is the first law enforcement agency in the nation granted federal authorization to fly unmanned aircraft throughout its jurisdiction. In a partnership with the University of North Dakota’s...
March 29, 2014 - 10:43pm
December 12, 2013
Schools prepare for boom in drone jobs
GRAND FORKS — Two student pilots are seated shoulder to shoulder before a bank of video monitors, maneuvering an unmanned aircraft by keyboard and mouse as the drone descends toward a virtual runway in a suburban landscape. Aaron Gabrielson and Andrew Regenhard, aviation students...
December 12, 2013 - 10:55pm
October 25, 2013
New opportunities for UAS: Unmanned aircraft market could boom in transition to civilian use
GRAND FORKS - In Terry Sando’s National Guard career, he has seen how unmanned aircraft systems can be an asset in surveillance and rescue...
October 25, 2013 - 6:35pm
October 20, 2013
Cramer: ND is 2nd or 3rd choice for drone test site
GRAND FORKS -- It's very likely North Dakota will be one of the six states to host a test site for unmanned aircraft, but it is also very likely not the Federal Aviation Administration's top candidate, Rep. Kevin Cramer said this past week in Grand Forks. The top candidate appears...
October 20, 2013 - 12:00am
October 18, 2013
Air Force to OK lease for tech park at Grand Forks base
GRAND FORKS - The Air Force will sign a lease with Grand Forks County in December, allowing a technology park for unmanned aircraft to be built at Grand Forks Air Force Base, the state's congressional leaders and the governor said Thursday. "The Enhanced Use Lease program will diversify...
October 18, 2013 - 12:00am