STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT Heads Up: Shifting focus to GF rental market
Heads Up is a weekly column that previews upcoming Grand Forks city government meetings.
It's the fifth week of the month, which means the Grand Forks City Council is taking a breather from its norma... Posted on 7/26/13 at 9:50 AM
SIGNS OF IMPROVEMENT Hot Air Balloons
White undersides of clouds suggest no shadows from above. Ballooners loosed the ties and drifted up, showing defiance to the ruins below. If there must be shadows, let us control them.
... Posted on 6/6/13 at 11:17 AM
FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY The Bismarck Bobcats' tradition of goalie development
For those who compete in junior hockey, the goal is often to move on to the next level of hockey. For most players in the North American Hockey League, the only Tier II junior league in the United S... Posted on 2/16/13 at 1:00 AM
In a case that has some expressing grudging admiration for the moxie of an admitted thief, an 18-year-old man is in jail in Roseau, Minn., charged with stealing an airplane for regular joy rides around the region, apparently learning to fly mostly by the seat of his pants.
Grand Forks police reported that a small plane had engine problems and an emergency landing was planned at the Grand Forks International Airport. The plane landed safely upon reaching the airport. The plane was identified as a University of North Dakota plane.
While average airfares across the country are steadily increasing, Grand Forks International Airport is bucking that trend. In 2012, travelers from Grand Forks were paying $430.73 on average for airfare, according to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. That’s compared to $570.57 in 2008.
Ground could be broken later this month for a new airport terminal in Minot. Airport Director Andrew Solsvig says the project received a $6.6 million federal grant at the end of August. That enabled the City Council on Tuesday to accept the $40.7 million bid of Graham Construction Services of Eagan, Minn.
Pilots who graduate from the University of North Dakota aviation school will be eligible to work for commercial airlines with fewer flight hours than required by a new federal rule, college officials said Thursday.
Jarrod and Paul Lindemann have sewn, painted and tuned up a tie to their family’s past that they hope will take them into an extreme flying future.
The brothers, owners of North Valley Aircraft, spent last winter rebuilding a Pitts Special S-2B stunt flying plane.
Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot. And, more than a decade after 9/11 raised consciousness about airline security, it's happening a lot more often.
Two UND pilots in a 2,300-mile air race were welcomed back to Grand Forks recently after finishing 18th in the all-female, cross-country event. Katrina Kugler, a UND flight supervisor and 2013 graduate, served as co-pilot to UND senior Amy Warbalow for the race.
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