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RED RIVER ROADTRIP: Lake Bronson home to county-wide attractions
Kittson County Fair's chicken contest lives on with a new twist
Burt's Bees cofounder Burt Shavitz dead at 80
Weekend Rainfall Totals: July 4-5
Cass Lake woman to take part in tribal youth gathering in Washington, D.C.
crime and courts
LOCAL RACING: Outlaws ready to take on RCS
Hosmer helps deliver Royals win vs. Twins
Women's World Cup: Lloyd leads USA to title
U.S. aid springboard to Japan World Cup success
Twins down the Kansas City Royals 5-3
'Inside Out' Provides Fourth of July Fireworks Over 'Terminator,' 'Magic Mike XXL'
BOOK NOTES: ‘1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die’ … ‘Guantanamo Diary’ … ‘The Burning Answer’
Getting fresh on a community-supported farm
APP SNAP: Minion Rush game provides great entertainment
BRANDI JEWETT: The road to patience is a long one for this driver
life & style
Edward J. Kolstad
Eugene Dennis Halvorson
Radha K. Adhikari
Fishing family starts bait storage business
NICE FISH: Big catches from the past week
Camp Kitchen: Creamy walleye salad recipe
Talkin' with Dokken: Where to fish on the Rainy River
OUTDOORS CALENDAR: Fishing tournaments, shooting training, kids' programs
COMING HOME: Rules of fencing, the never-ending chore, are never forgotten
Marilyn Hagerty: Leichters keep Jewish tradition alive
OUR OPINION: Repeal Nixon-era ban on oil exports
GEORGE WILL: The wrinkle in the ACA decision
LETTER: Benghazi investigations cleared Obama administration
50th Wedding Anniversary
June 21, 2015
Grand Forks startup explores commercial use of drones
With eight spinning propellers and a hum rivaling a hive of bees, a small unmanned aircraft piloted by Connor Grafius shot off the ground and...
June 21, 2015 - 6:00am
June 18, 2015
UND's decision on UAS engineering research postponed
A UND committee is holding off on approving a unmanned aircraft systems research project that would explore the potential for evaluating engineering...
news / education
June 18, 2015 - 12:15am
June 16, 2015
UND no longer middleman in Sheriff's Department UAV lease
The Grand Forks County Sheriff's Department won't be working through UND to lease two unmanned aerial vehicles as of Aug. 1. At a meeting Tuesday, the Grand Forks County Commission gave Sheriff Bob Rost approval to lease two UAVs from AeroVironment for $1 annually instead of paying...
June 16, 2015 - 6:36pm
June 15, 2015
Legislation seeks to promote private training for military UAS pilots
Language introduced in two bills moving through Congress could prove to be beneficial for Grand Forks County's unmanned aircraft systems business...
June 15, 2015 - 4:19pm
May 27, 2015
Group pitches North Dakota to prospective Grand Sky tenant
About 20 stakeholders in North Dakota's growing unmanned aircraft systems industry met Wednesday to pitch the state to a potential new business. U.S....
news / business
May 27, 2015 - 9:30pm
Roundtable highlights unmanned aircraft business potential in North Dakota
Encouraging unmanned aircraft systems-related businesses to settle in North Dakota was among priorities discussed Tuesday at a Chamber of Commerce...
news / business
May 27, 2015 - 12:00am
May 22, 2015
First North Dakota-made unmanned aircraft unveiled
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 to a news...
May 22, 2015 - 2:56pm
May 19, 2015
Sheriff's department to provide Grand Sky security
The Grand Forks Sheriff's Department will be providing security for the new unmanned aerial systems tech park. Sheriff Bob Rost told the Grand Forks County Commission Tuesday he has been working with the park's developer, Texas-based Grand Sky Development Co., to put together a...
news / business
May 19, 2015 - 5:36pm
May 15, 2015
UAS monitoring research taking flight
Two research projects aiming to test inspection and monitoring capabilities of unmanned aircraft will soon be taking flight in North Dakota. A UND research compliance committee gave the projects a green light at its Friday meeting.
May 15, 2015 - 6:32pm
Agricultural UAS research expanding across state
Unmanned aircraft will soon be buzzing overhead at several agricultural research centers around North Dakota. North Dakota State University received approval Friday to expand its unmanned aircraft systems research program from the UND UAS Research and Compliance Committee, a group...
May 15, 2015 - 5:33pm
May 12, 2015
Hoeven introduces legislation to set interim UAS rules
Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., introduced legislation Tuesday to set temporary guidelines for operating small commercial unmanned aircraft systems...
news / politics
May 12, 2015 - 7:19pm
May 5, 2015
UAS development firm with Icon ties debuts
A local unmanned aerial systems technology park is quickly attracting tenants. A new company affiliated with Grand Forks-based Icon Architectural...
news / local
May 5, 2015 - 10:45pm
April 29, 2015
Grand Forks lawmakers assess the session
BISMARCK—North Dakota lawmakers gathered in a steady stream of meetings over the past few days to finish up the last major bills of the...
news / local
April 29, 2015 - 7:24pm
April 17, 2015
UND provost's office seeks UAS director
UND is hiring another administrator. An internal job opening was posted Monday for a newly created position, the director of unmanned systems...
April 17, 2015 - 8:30pm
Fire officials: Keep citizen-operated unmanned aircraft away from wildfires
As wildfires rage across the region, Minnesota state officials are asking unmanned aircraft operators to keep their devices away from the flames. Should...
April 17, 2015 - 1:04pm